Study of a Beggar on Crutches and a Man in a Turban, Plate 23 from Diverse figures et Girffonnements (Diverse figures and sketches)

Stefano Della Bella, Italian, 1610 - 1664


about 1645

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 2 3/16 × 2 1/4 in. (5.6 × 5.7 cm)

Sheet: 2 5/16 × 2 7/16 in. (5.9 × 6.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977



Jacobus van Merlen, Paris


Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: SDB. [in monogram] fec.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: 23

Course History

ITAL 23, 17th and 18th Century Italian Literature, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2022


Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

De Vesme (1971): 474

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