Requires Photography

Five Heads of Infants

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0410, only state (but see note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 2.9 x 12.6 cm (1 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.) Platemark: 2.7 x 12.5 cm (1 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14365.33

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

De Vesme/Massar describes only one state of this print, but this is an impression in which the number “33” has been added, lower right. See note in De Vesme/Massar, p. 97.

Markings

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)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund