Escutcheon with Eagles and Serpents ; Two Different Halves of Cartouches Each Showing an Eagle Fighting a Serpent, plate 14 from Raccolta de varii capriccii (Collection of Various Caprices)

Stefano Della Bella, Italian, 1610 - 1664

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about 1646

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 4 1/2 × 7 5/8 in. (11.4 × 19.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.964.153

Publisher

François Langlois, il Ciartres, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: 14; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Stef. Della Bella in. fecit.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: F.L.D. Il Ciartres excud. Cum Priuil. Regis Chris.; Collector's mark, stamped, in red, lower left: GARD [unidentified; Lugt 431b and Lugt 1065b]

Provenance

Dr. David James, Miami, Florida; sold to present collection, 1964.

Catalogue Raisonne

De Vesme (1971): 1040

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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