Stefano Della Bella etchings circa 1642-1650

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Stefano Della Bella etchings, circa 1642-1650

Stefano Della Bella etchings circa 1642-1650

Four suites of etchings by Stefano della Bella, comprising 35 prints. Primarily decorative, they depict genre scenes of people and animals (in rural settings), fantastic vases, panels of grotesques, and the Medici Villa Demidoff and its gardens near Florence.

35 prints; (1 box)

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Villa Demidoff (Pratolino, Italy)

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Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664

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Italian artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Florence, to [Pierre] Mariette, Paris, 1654 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129717 Biographical/Historical Note Stefano Della Bella was born and died in Florence. His father, Francesco Della Bella, was a sculptor in Giambologna's workshop; and his brothers followed the trades of goldsmith, sculptor, and painter. He first worked in gold-and metals...