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
An Avenue Lined with Statues in a Pine Forest and the Grotto of Cupid, plate 5 from the series of Vues de la villa de Pratolino
 
Date
c. 1653
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
248 x 366 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signd lower right: 'S.D. Bella'
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. 842 (first
state of two)
Stefano della Bella 1610-1664, ed. Joubert, Caroline,
exhibition catalogue, Caen, Musée des Beaux-Arts 1998,
no. 42-5
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung,
ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition
catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005, no.
63e
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 19987.
 
Inventory Number
19993
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 19993, 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 24th of October, 2021) «