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

Giovanni Battista Landini (Print made by)artist bio
Landini, Giovanni Battista
seventeenth-century
Title / Description
Frontispiece for Dialogo di Galileo Galilei
 
Date
1632
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
200 x 143 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower right: 'Stefan. Della Bella F.' and inscribed with publisher's address within the cartouche: 'GRANDIOR VT PROLES / G. B. L' and titled: 'DIALOGO / di / GALILEO GALILEI LINCEO / AL.SER.mo FERD. II. GRAN. DVCA DI / TOSCANA' and the figures are named
State
fourth state of four
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 905 (fourth
state of four)
 
Inventory Number
25006
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Landini, Giovanni Battista (Print made by), Inv. No. 25006, 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) «