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
Arch of Constantine and Part of the Colosseum, from the series of Six grandes vues, dont quatre de Rome et deux de la Campagne romaine
 
Date
1656
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
309 x 265 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: 'SDBella' and titled lower centre: 'Arcus Const.ini et Amphit.ri Flavii Panetinae'
State
second state of two
 
Provenance
Stephan Delhaes (Lugt 761)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 834 (second
state of two)
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 19979. There is a preparatory study to this print in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv. no. 437.
 
Inventory Number
19981
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 19981, 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 21st of October, 2021) «