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

François Basan (Published by)artist bio
Basan, François
b 1723; d 1797
Title / Description
Studies of Two Heads and Three Figures, plate 13 from the series of Second recueil de divers griffonnements et preuves d'eauforte
 
Date
c. 1646
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
44 x 118 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed: 'SDB. fec.' and numbered 38
State
later state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 424 (only
state)
Italian Etchers of the Renaissance and the Baroque, Sue
Welsh Reed and Richard Wallace (eds), exhibition
catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Cleveland
Museum of Art, Cleveland, and National Gallery of Art,
Washington 1989, no. 122
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung,
ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition
catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005, no.
32g
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 19778. For the reuse of the plate in the series Recueil de quarante griffonnements, see inv. no. 19750.
 
Inventory Number
19774
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Basan, François (Published by), Inv. No. 19774, 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 5th of June, 2020) «