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Entrance of the Ambassador of Poland into Rome

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.




Stefano della Bella
Italian, 1610-1664

About this artwork

Stefano della Bella commemorated the entry into Rome of the Polish Ambassador Georges Ossolinsky on Sunday, November 27, 1633. These etched sheets should be contiguously joined as indicated by numbers in the upper corners of each plate. The various groups and personages are identified in the margin with the aid of an alphabetical key.


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Stefano della Bella


Entrance of the Ambassador of Poland into Rome


Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1633


Etching on ivory laid paper


Image: 15.5 × 42.8 cm (6 1/8 × 16 7/8 in.); Sheet: 20.8 × 55.8 cm (8 1/4 × 22 in.)

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Stanley Field, Joseph Brooks Fair, and Prints and Drawings Department Funds

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