Print

Raccolta di varii cappriccii et nove inventioni di cartelle et ornamenti

1646 (published)

Stefano della Bella

Height: 8.5 cm To plate mark, Width: 18.7 cm To plate mark

12954:1 PDP

Stefano della Bella, title plate from a suite of 8 plates entitled 'Diverse embarquements'. French, 1645-50.

Title plate.

Most of della Bella’s prints date from the years he spent in Paris, and display his expanded range and increased technical ability. Among his most original works are the 52 plates of ornamental etchings, of which four suites were published in the French capital.

Location: Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 140

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