Sheet: 16.6 x 12.1 cm (6 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Image (borderline): 14.8 x 10.1 cm (5 13/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light brown, medium brown, and dark brown
Not On View
Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower center, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)
Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (b. 1790 - d. 1876), Paris. Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell (neé Ayer) Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), NY, NY, Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth (neé Ayer) Inches (b. 1891 - d. ?); December 31, 1921, their gift to the MFA.
Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer