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

Polidoro da Caravaggio (Probably after)artist bio
Polidoro da Caravaggio [Caldara, Polidoro]
b Caravaggio, nr Bergamo, c. 1499; d Messina, c. 1543
Title / Description
Phalaris Having Perillus Thrown into the Bronze Bull
 
Date
before 1634
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
146 x 198 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed at lower right: 'Polido.ro in.'
State
third state of three
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 42 (third
state of three)
 
Comment
The print was made after the painted facade decoration of a house in the Via dei Coronari in Rome executed by Polidoro da Caravaggio.
 
Inventory Number
16079
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Polidoro da Caravaggio (Probably after), Inv. No. 16079, 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) «