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
Title / Description
Bust Study of a Satyr, plate 29 from the series of Recueil de diverses pieces servant à l'art de portraiture
 
Date
c. 1647
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
83 x 62 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed: 'SDB. fec.'
State
first state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 354 (first
state of two)
 
Comment
The source of this bust is a satyr head from a print of Juseppe Ribera representing the drunken Silenus, see Bartsch XX.84.13.
 
Inventory Number
19787
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 19787, 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 4th of June, 2020) «