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Studies of an Eyelid and a Man with a Shield

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0408, only state (but see note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 2.4 x 12.8 cm (15/16 x 5 1/16 in.)(trimmed on platemark)

Accession Number

P14365.36

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Although De Vesme/Massar describes only one state, this is a later state, with the number “35” in the lower right corner. See note in De Vesme/Massar, p. 97.

Markings

Verso, lower right, 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