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
Design for a Frieze with Acanthus Scrolls and a Leopard, plate 10 from the series of Ornamenti di fregi e fogliami
 
Date
c. 1645-50
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
79 x 245 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: 'S. D. Bella inu. & fec.' and inscribed lower right: 'Cum Priuil. Regis.' and numbered 10
State
unidentifiable state of six
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 996
(unidentifiable state of six)
 
Inventory Number
25044
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 25044, 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) «