Plate 2: Campo Vaccino, a buffalo and two shepherds in center, the Fontanone to right in the middle ground, various animals and people in the background, from 'Roman landscapes and ruins' (Paysages et ruines de Rome),

Stefano della Bella Italian

For comments on the series, see 17.50.17-234.

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Public Domain

Object Details

Artist: Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Publisher: François Langlois (French, baptized Chartres, 1588–1647 Paris)

Date: ca. 1646

Medium: Etching; fourth state of nine (Talbierska)

Dimensions: Plate: 5 1/4 × 5 5/16 in. (13.3 × 13.5 cm)
Sheet: 5 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (13.7 × 14 cm)

Classification: Prints

Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917

Accession Number: 17.50.17-235

Inscription: Inscribed along the bottom: "Stef. Della Bella invent fecit / F.L.D. Ciartres ex. cum Privil Regis Christ"; numbered upper right: "2"
Sotheby's, London, Wilton House Sale, July 1917; Earls of Pembroke
De Vesme/Massar 127.820.ii; Talbierska 105.240.iv
Alexandre de Vesme, Phyllis D. Massar Stefano della Bella. Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1971, cat. no. 820.ii, p. 127.

Caroline Joubert, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen Stefano della Bella 1610-1664 Caen, Musée des beaux-arts, 4 juillet-5 octobre 1998. Éditions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1996, cat. no. 17-2, p. 64, ill.

Silverio Salamon Stefano della Bella: Firenze 1610-1664. L'Arte Antica Silverio Salamon, Turin, 2000, cat. no. 153, ill.

Jolanta Talbierska Stefano della Bella: Etchings from the Collection of the Print Room of the Warsaw University Library. Warsaw, 2001, cat. no. 240.iv, p. 105, ill.