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Sketches of a Soldier and an Old Man

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0401, only state (but see note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 4.4 x 10 cm (1 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.) Platemark: 4.2 x 9.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P14365.38

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Although De Vesme/Massar describes only one state of this print, this impression is of a later state, with the number “36” in the lower right corner. See note in De Vesme/Massar, p. 97.

Markings

Verso, lower left, 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