The Grotto of Pan and Fame

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.

Date:

1653/55

Artist:

Stefano della Bella
Italian, 1610-1664

About this artwork

Florentine by birth, Stefano della Bella worked extensively for the Medici family there, although he also worked in Rome and Paris between 1638 and 1650. He was a prolific graphic artist, creating over 1,000 etchings, mostly from his imagination. This is one of a series of prints he made of the Medici gardens.

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Stefano della Bella

Title

The Grotto of Pan and Fame

Origin

Italy

Date

1653–1655

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

245 x 370 mm (image/plate); 329 x 450 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Helen Davis Baily and Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Woods endowments

Reference Number

1990.501.4

Extended information about this artwork

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