Sketches of a Soldier and an Old Man

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0401, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.6 x 8.8 cm (3 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)(height)(trimmed within platemark on sides)

Accession Number

1981.188

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on one sheet with an impression of De Vesme/Massar 419

Markings

Verso, upper left part of sheet, 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