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

Alfonso II Parigi (After)artist bio
Parigi, Alfonso II
b Florence, 13 July 1606; d Florence, 17 Oct 1656
Title / Description
The Realm of Pluto (Act V, Scene 1), from the series of Le Nozze degli dei (The Wedding of the Gods)
 
Date
1637
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
206 x 293 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Titled in the margin: 'SCENA QVINTA D'INFERNO.' and signed lower left: 'Alfo:vs Parigi:vs Inv. Stefa.vs Della / Bella. Delli. e F.'
State
only state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 923 (only
state)
Stefano della Bella 1610-1664, ed. Joubert, Caroline,
exhibition catalogue, Caen, Musée des Beaux-Arts 1998,
no. 8-5
Stefano della Bella: Ein Meister der Barockradierung,
ed. Schäfer, Dorit and Vollmer, Angela, exhibition
catalogue, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle 2005, no.
5e
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 25008. There is a related drawing by Alfonso Parigi in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, inv. no. E. 251-1928.
 
Inventory Number
25013
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Parigi, Alfonso II (After), Inv. No. 25013, 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) «