Child Carrying a Dog 1655 -1660
Stefano della Bella
* 1610 in Florence † 1664 in Florence
Etching and drypoint. Size of sheet: 29.1 x 27.7 cm.
Lettered in the lower left corner: SDBella.
Literature: De Vesme/Massar 1971 99, II;
Massar (addendum, 1996) No.99, III.
Very fine impression with wide margins.
Our etching is the third state, to which drypoint lines were added to shade child’s hair, dress and to the dogs. One of the loveliest images in della Bella’s oeuvre and much sought after.
Price on request