Requires Photography

Sailors Loading a Galley

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0809 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 x 22.7 cm (3 3/8 x 8 15/16 in.) Platemark: 7.2 x 16.2 cm (2 13/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

K2198.8

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 right, 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