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Frontispiece to the Works of Galileo Galilei

1656
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0965, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 x 16.1 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Platemark: 21 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

B1182

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock