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
Frontispiece for the comedy Li Buffoni
 
Date
c. 1639-41
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
174 x 130 mm (sheet, trimmed)
Inscriptions
no
State
only state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 933 (only
state)
 
Comment
The comedy, Li Buffoni by Margherita Costa was published in Florence by Amadeo Massi and Lorenzo Landi in 1641, but Della Bella might have prepared the frontispiece before departing for France in 1639.
 
Inventory Number
57743
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Mounted I
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. 57743, 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) «