Mucius Scaevola

1608
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Baldassare Peruzzi (Italian, 1481–1536)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.098.7

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 21.2 cm (10 3/4 x 8 3/8 in.)(trimmed just outside the borderline at the top and sides, and into the image at the bottom)

Accession Number

21.10793

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light gray-brown, medium gray-brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer