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The Holy Family in an Oval Frame

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Stechow 3; Hollstein 3; Nagler 3; Le Blanc 3

Dimensions

Block (trimmed): 30.6 x 21.6 cm (12 1/16 x 8 1/2 in.) Sheet: 31.6 x 22 cm (12 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10856

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut; 3 blocks: buff, brown, black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In brown tone block, bottom center: G. Lalleman, Inven: / L Büsinck, Scul: / 1623

Signed

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