The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine

mid 16th century
Niccolo Boldrini (Italian, about 1500–after 1566), After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant VI, 235, 61 (this impression lacks the inscription "TITIANUS VECELLIUS INVENTOR LINEAVIT."

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.1 x 45.7 cm (13 1/16 x 18 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10816

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink (twice), the mark of Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague (1836-1909)(Lugt 2773); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer