Requires Photography

Studies of Three Heads and a Sketch of a Harpy

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0403, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 4.4 x 14.4 cm (1 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Platemark: 2.1 x 11.5 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P14365.34

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund