Requires Photography

Fire (from The Four Elements, De Vesme/Massar 753-756)

mid 17th–late 17th century
Copied after Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0756 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.4 x 22.7 cm (3 11/16 x 8 15/16 in.) Platemark: 7.7 x 19 cm (3 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

K2198.9

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a nineteenth-century impression from the Calcografia di Roma.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler