Requires Photography

Head of an Old Man

about 1649
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0381, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 9.2 cm (4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)(trimmed within platemark at left and right)

Accession Number

P14360.29

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trimmed c. 20-30 mm inside left and right platemarks

Markings

Verso, upper 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)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund