Sketches of Four Heads

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0409, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.8 x 11.9 cm (2 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.) Platemark: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)(height)(trimmed within platemark at sides)

Accession Number

1981.196

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on one sheet with an impression of De Vesme/Massar 404

Markings

Verso, lower center of sheet, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

John Evelyn (1620-1706)(no mark)(representation of Jan Johnson); Jan Johnson Old Master and Modern Prints, Inc., Montreal; from whom purchased June 10, 1981

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard