Death Carrying Off an Old Man

about 1648
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0091, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.3 x 15.7 cm (7 5/8 x 6 3/16 in.) Platemark: 18.8 x 15.2 cm (7 3/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

P14392

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower left corner, in pen and gray ink: S.D. Bella inv. et fecit

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896); purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund