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 to Il Cosmo o vero l'Italia trionfante
 
Date
1650
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
264 x 190 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Titled: 'IL COSMO / O VERO / L'ITALIA TRIONFANTE' and signed lower right: 'SDBella'
State
only state
 
Provenance
private collection (purchased in 1971)
 
References
Alexandre de Vesme, revised by Phyllis Dearborn Massar,
Stefano della Bella, New York, 1971, no. 959 (only
state)
 
Comment
The poem was written by Giovanni Carlo Coppola. There is a study to this print in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv. no. 324 and another related drawing in the Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence, inv. no. 1229 F.
 
Inventory Number
L.71.25
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Bella, Stefano della (Print made by), Inv. No. L.71.25, 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) «