Requires Photography

St. Matthew and St. John (from a series of the Four Evangelists)

1623–29
Ludolph Büsinck (German, 1599/1602–1669), After Georges Lallemant (French), Possibly published by Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1595–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Stechow 21; Hollstein 21; Nagler 8 (in Stechow)/Nagler 6.5 (in Hollstein); Le Blanc 20

Dimensions

Block and Sheet: 25.1 x 32.4 cm (9 7/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10857

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut; 3 blocks: 2 tones of brown, black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

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