Head of a Woman

about 1646
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0435, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 4.5 x 5.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)(trimmed on platemark)

Accession Number

1981.215

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trimmed on platemark; all four corners trimmed off

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

John Evelyn (1620-1706)(no mark)(representation of Jan Johnson); Jan Johnson Old Master and Modern Prints, Inc., Montreal; from whom purchased June 10, 1981

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard