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Title-Page to Set of Twelve Cartouches

mid 17th–late 17th century
Possibly by Frederik de Wit (Dutch, 1629-1706), Copied after Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 1015 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 9.4 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.) Platemark: 12.4 x 9.2 cm (4 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P14373.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, lower left, "Fred. de Widt", and lower right, "Excudit"

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund