Sketch of a Woman's Head

mid 17th century
Possibly by Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in De Vesme/Massar

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.8 x 4.5 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Platemark: 7.7 x 4.3 cm (3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.232

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Corners trimmed off

Markings

Verso, upper left, 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