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Head of a Woman

about 1647
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0342, only state (but see note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.5 x 8.3 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)(trimmed within platemark)

Accession Number

P14360.27

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Although De Vesme/Massar describes only one state of this print, this is a later impression, with hatching in the left background and some other additional work (cf. P14360.26).

Markings

Verso, left 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