Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Rebecca Wall

Author: Rebecca Wall
Florence. Rome. Paris: the career of seventeenth-century etcher Stefano della Bella (1610-1664) led him to cities whose romance would make any present-day traveller envious. Perhaps, however, the young della Bella had an early advantage in life; he was, after all, the son of a sculptor, and born in Florence, a city whose rulers, the Medici Grand Dukes, continued to demonstrate their illustrious...