Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child

about 1641
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0007, indeterminate state

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 11.8 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P14349

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trimmed within platemark, especially at left and bottom; probably second state (trimmed above inscription at bottom, and part of borderline missing at left)

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); 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); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund