Collection of Prints and Drawings
Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Stefano della Bella (Print made by)artist bio
Bella, Stefano della
b Florence, 17 May 1610; d Florence, July 1664

Nicolas I Langlois (Published by)artist bio
Langlois, Nicolas I
b 1640; d 1703
Title / Description
Air, from the series of Les quatre Eléments
 
Date
c. 1648
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
83 x 194 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: 'Stef. de la Bella inuent fecit' and titled at centre: 'AER' and inscribed with publisher's address lower right: 'ex. Cum Priuil. Regis Christ.'
State
first state of three
 
Provenance
Stephan Delhaes (Lugt 761)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 755 (first
state of three)
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung,
ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition
catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005, no.
34c
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 19944.
 
Inventory Number
15988
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Langlois, Nicolas I (Published by), Inv. No. 15988, in Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » http://www.printsanddrawings.hu/ (accessed 12th of April, 2021) «