Spring

about 1641
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664), and Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0083, only state (Della Bella); Duplessis 1059 (Bosse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.4 x 5.2 cm (3 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.) Platemark: 9.4 x 5.2 cm (3 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1258

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Figure by Della Bella, frame by Bosse

Markings

Verso, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mrs. St. John Smith, Boston; her gift to the MFA September 22, 1965

Credit Line

GIft of Mrs. St. John Smith