Etching - Not signed - 1640-1650
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Madonna and Child, St John Baptist and Elisabeth.|
|Artist:||Stefano della Bella (1610-1664) After|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||17,80 x 16 cm for the sheet|
|Picture size (in cm):||16,80 x 15,20 cm on plate border|
A very good impression on extensive watermarked laid paper in good condition.
Full plate border and good margins. A bit soiled near top margin corners.
A. CASTAGNARI, Rome. His stamp on the backside (Lugt.L.86a)
... and another collection stamp N in a cirecle? hard to read.
Madonna and Child with St John the Baptist and St Elizabeth; the Virgin seated on the ground in a garden next to a rose trellis, holding a book and suckling the infant Christ who is lying in her arms, with the infant St John standing to right facing them and pointing to the word "DEUS" on a sheet he is holding, with St Elizabeth seated behind, leaning on a low wall. C.1641
Copy in reverse from the period after Stefano della Bella
De Vesme/Massar 1971 10. (copy)
There is a preparatory drawing in the Louvre.
Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Etcher, born Florence; patronised by the Medici, and spent much time in Rome from 1633-9. To Paris in train of the Florentine ambassador to France in 1639, where remained working for French publishers until the anti-Italian disturbances of the Fronde in 1650 took him back to Florence.
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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Early etching of dwarf brandishing two swords of J.Callot Gobbi + Large print of Europa Rape by Claude Gellee.
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