Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Death on the Battlefield, from 'The five deaths' (Les cinq Morts)

Series/Portfolio:
'The five deaths' (Les cinq Morts)
Artist:
Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1648
Medium:
Etching; proof state retouched with graphite and pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 7 1/2 × 11 3/4 in. (19.1 × 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928, and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, by Exchange
Accession Number:
68.736.1
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at lower right: 'SDBella f.'
Vendor: Christopher Mendez, London
De Vesme/Massar 67.93
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 67.93.

Colta Ives, Janet S. Byrne, Mary L. Myers, Suzanne Boorsch, Weston J. Naef, David W. Kiehl, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Prints, Architecture and Ornament. New York, 1975, p. 187, ill.



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