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

Ciartres (Published by)artist bio
il Ciartres [François Langlois]
b 1588; d 1647
Title / Description
Baths of Diocletian, plate 12 from the series of Paysages et ruines de Rome
 
Date
c. 1646
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
133 x 136 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed lower left: 'Stef. Della Bella inuent. fecit' and inscribed with publisher's address lower right: 'F. L. D. Ciartres exc. cum Priuil Regis Christ.' and numbered 12
State
second state of six
 
Provenance
private collection (purchased in 1959)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 830 (second
state of six)
 
Comment
For the series, see inv. no. 19965. There is a preparatory drawing to this print in the Royal Collection, Windsor, RCIN 904575.
 
Inventory Number
L.59.56
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Ciartres (Published by), Inv. No. L.59.56, 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) «