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Two Friezes, with Cupid and the Four Seasons

about 1648
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 1000, probably vi/vi (a late impression on wove paper)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.3 x 25.9 cm (3 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.) Platemark: 8 x 24.3 cm (3 1/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14376.6

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, 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