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

Henri Le Gras (Print made by)artist bio
Le Gras, Henri
French, seventeenth century
Title / Description
Frontispiece for Oeuvres poétiques de Desmarets
 
Date
1641
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
185 x 129 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Titled across the flag in center: 'OEVVRES POETIQVES / DV SIEVR DES MARETS, / Con.er du Roy et Controlleur / gnal de l'extraordinaire / des guerres.' and inscribed and dated in the margin: 'A PARIS, Chez Henry le Gras, au 3.e pillier de la grande Salle du Palais, à L. couronnée. 1641.'
State
second state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 942 (second
state of two)
 
Inventory Number
25017
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Le Gras, Henri (Print made by), Inv. No. 25017, 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) «