Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Brazil, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Series/Portfolio:
'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)
Artist:
Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Artist:
Designed by Jean Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin (French, 1595–1676)
Publisher:
Henri Le Gras (French)
Patron:
Cardinal Jules Mazarin (Italian, Piscina 1602–1661 Vincennes)
Dedicatee:
Louis XIV, King of France (French, Saint-Germain-en-Laye 1638–1715 Versailles)
Date:
1644
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/2 × 2 3/16 in. (8.9 × 5.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde, 1959
Accession Number:
59.654.19(31)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at top left: '3'

Marking: On verso: (1) 'Schreiber (L. 2268) BM (Brit. Mus.) Collection'; and (2) 'J.H.H.'
James Hazen Hyde (American, New York 1876–1959); Donor: James Hazen Hyde (American, New York 1876–1959)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection".

De Vesme/Massar 108.592
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 108.592.



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