Requires Photography

Studies of Feet

about 1649
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0369, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 15.9 cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.) Platemark: 12.5 x 15.3 cm (4 15/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

P14360.8

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression lacks the number “6” in the lower right corner. There is no evidence of abrasion of the paper, so the number appears to have been removed in the plate. Is is possible, however, that it was indeed removed from the sheet.

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