Antique Master Print-SHARPENING PENCIL-MONUMENT-TITLEPAGE-della Bella-1650

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‘DIVERSIS TESTES & FIGURES.’

– This print shows the titlepage . A young man with a sketchbook sharpening his pencil while looking towards a monument with the text: “Diversis testes & figures faite par S’re D Bella”. From the series: Various heads and figures.

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Description

This print shows the titlepage . A young man with a sketchbook sharpening his pencil while looking towards a monument with the text: “Diversis testes & figures faite par S’re D Bella”. From the series: Various heads and figures.

Made by Stefano della Bella after own design.

Medium: Engraving, etching on handlaid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 8 x 9.8 cm (3.15 x 3.86 inch). Image size: 6.7 x 8.4 cm. (2.64 x 3.31 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Circle on reverse. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

SKETCHING-YOUNG MAN-SHARPENING PENCIL-MONUMENT-TITLEPAGE | RBOS-A9-15

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published by Israel Henriet, Paris 1650.

Reference: De Vesme (Della Bella); Jombert (Della Bella).

Biography engraver: Stefano della Bella (1610-1664) was an Italian draughtsman and printmaker known for etchings of a great variety of subjects, including military and court scenes, landscapes, and lively genre scenes. He left 1052 prints, and several thousand drawings, but only one known painting. He was born and later died in Florence, Italy.

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Dimensions 9 × 8 × 1 cm

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