Sale: 370 / Old Masters and 19th Century, Oct. 29. 2010 in Munich Lot 1005

 
Stefano della Bella - 6 Blätter: Vues de la villa de Pratolino, près de Florence


 
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Stefano della Bella
6 Blätter: Vues de la villa de Pratolino, près de Florence, 1651.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 4,165
Sold:
€ 3,050 / $ 3.629

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Etchings
De Vesme 838 I (of II), 839 II (of III), 840 II (of III), 841 I (of II), 842 I (of II), 843 I (of II). All signed on the plate. Excellent impression, rich in contrast, on laid paper with full magin. Bis 25,2 x 38,5 cm (9,9 x 15,1 in)Sheet each 34,5 x 47 cm (13,5 x 18,5 in).
The complete series.
The magnificent series of graphic prints comprises six lavishly made views of of the Pratolino, the recreation and fantasy park of the Medici's north of Florence. The works are part of the artist's late work and deliver proof of his mastery in etching, particularly the tree's foliage show subtle and playful light effects. [CM].

1005
Stefano della Bella
6 Blätter: Vues de la villa de Pratolino, près de Florence, 1651.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 4,165
Sold:
€ 3,050 / $ 3.629

(incl. 22% surcharge)