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Production People
Stefano della Bella (Print made by)artist bio
Bella, Stefano della
b Florence, 17 May 1610; d Florence, July 1664
Title / Description
Polish Hussar in Profile Facing Right with Wings Attached to his Back, from the series of Cavaliers negres, polonais et hongrois
 
Date
c. 1651
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
184 x 187 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower right: 'S. D. Bella'
State
only state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
De Vesme and Massar 1971, no. 276 (only state) info
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar, Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971

Karlsruhe 2005, no. 56c info
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung, ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 19688. Similar horsemen appear on a drawing of Della Bella in the British Museum, London, inv. no. 1895,0617.390, representing the entry of the Polish embassy into Paris in 25 September 1645.
 
Inventory Number
19694
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
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