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Plate 1: Two palms and a coat of arms frame the title and dedication, title page for 'Various Figures' (Agréable diversité de figures)

Series/Portfolio:
'Various Figures' (Agréable diversité de figures)
Artist:
Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Publisher:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
1642
Medium:
Etching; fourth state of five (De Vesme)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 × 4 1/8 in. (7.8 × 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-280
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered with title and dedication in center: 'Agreable diversité / de figures / Faictes par S.D. Bella / A Mon-Siegneur Artus Goffier. / Marquis De Boisy. / 1642' and along bottom: 'A Paris Chez Israel Henriette, avec privil. du Roy.' Numbered '1' at bottom right.
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
De Vesme/Massar 70.117.iv; Talbierska 78.120.iii
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 70.117.iv.

Stefano della Bella: Etchings from the Collection of the Print Room of the Warsaw University Library. Warsaw, 2001, cat. no. 78.120.iii.



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