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
The Statute of Ferdinand I, from the series of Vues du port de Livourne
 
Date
1655
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
256 x 371 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Dedication lower left: 'AL SER / PRINCIPE / DI / TOSCANA' and titled with three lines lower centre: 'IN PORTV LIBVRNENSI [...] and signed lower left: 'Ste. D. Bella. D.D.' and dated: '1655' and inscribed lower right: "Cum Priuil Reg. Chri'
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. 844 (second
state of two)
Stefano della Bella 1610-1664, ed. Joubert, Caroline,
exhibition catalogue, Caen, Musée des Beaux-Arts 1998,
no. 43-1
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung,
ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition
catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005, no.
57a
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 19996.
 
Inventory Number
19997
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 19997, 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) «