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Bella, Stefano della (1610-1664) - AER / AQUA / IGNIS / TERRA (The four elements, complete serie)

Complete serie of 'The four elements' by Stefano della Bella. 1) AER: 'air' Landscape with horsemen in the foreground lashed by the wind. On the right trees and another horseman. On the background ascending mountains towards the right and a village in the center; signed bottom left:'Stef. de la Bella jnuent fecit';lettered in the center: 'AER'; bottom right:'ex. Cum Privil. Regis Christ'. 2) AQUA: 'water'; two vessels in a rough sea, high and foamy waves and rain. Signed on the bottom left:'Stef. de la Bella jnuent. fecit.'; lettered in the center:'AQUA'; bottom right:'ex. Cum Priuil. Regis Christ.'. 3) IGNIS: 'fire'; ships on fire on a calm sea; signed bottom left:'Stefano de la Bella jnuet fecit'; lettered in the center:'IGNIS'; bottom right:'ex. Cum Priuil. Regis Christ.'. 4) TERRA: 'earth'; descending landscape from left to right. On the left high rocky mountain, descending towards the left in hill surmounted by a tower, descending further until a flat land with woods. Figures in the foreground left and center. Signed on the bottom left:'Stef. de la Bella jnuent fecit'; lettered in the center:'TERRA'; on the bottom right:'ex. Cum Priuil Regis Christ.'l Etching on paper, trimmed on and within the platemark, in passepartout; 1) total: 82 x 190 mm; slightly damaged on the corners; 2) total: 85 x 195 mm; small damages on the corners; 3) total: 81 x 190 mm; small damage on the top right corner 4) total: 86 x
EUR 920.00 [Appr.: US$ 996.75 | £UK 787.25 | JP¥ 149248] Book number 59722

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