The Death of Ananias

Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.046.27, ii/iii


Platemark: 24.2 x 37.5 cm (9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)(trimmed on or into the borderline)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in black and three shades of brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Recto, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Samuel Leith, Edinburgh (c.1850)(a variant of Lugt 1767); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Samuel Leith (L. 1767 [variant], active about 1850), Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell Ayer Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), New York; Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth Ayer Inches (b. 1891); 1921, gift of the children of Dr. James B. Ayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer