St. Jerome in the Wilderness
Passavant VI, 234, 57; t; Rosand and Muraro 97a
Sheet: 53.5 x 37.2 cm (21 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)(with thread margins around the borderline)
Medium or Technique
Woodcut, first state
Not On View
This impression is different from M21348 and 52.1091. The block has been reworked in many places between the two states.
Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague (1836-1909)(Lugt 2773); verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)
Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague (b. 1836 - d. 1909), Prague. 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