The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Saints
Sheet: 36.2 x 24.6 cm (14 1/4 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of brown
Not On View
Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)
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