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Sketches of Five Heads

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0397, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.4 x 7.7 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/16 in.) Platemark: 5.3 x 7.6 cm (2 1/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

1981.186

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, 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