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  • Ornamenti o grottesche
    Stefano della Bella, born 1610 - died 1664
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Ornamenti o grottesche

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1645 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stefano della Bella, born 1610 - died 1664 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 141

Physical description

Ornamental design featuring two goats.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)


ca.1645 (published)


Stefano della Bella, born 1610 - died 1664 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram 'SDB', lower right corner


Height: 16.5 cm cut to plate mark, Width: 6.1 cm cut to plate mark

Descriptive line

Stefano della Bella, from a suite of 12 plates, including title plate, entitled 'Ornamenti o grottesche'. French, ca.1645.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

de Vesme, Alexandre, and Massar, Phyllis Dearborn. Stefano della Bella: catalogue raisonné. (Vol. I.) New York, Collectors Editions, 1971, pp155-156, no.1006.
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