Venus and Cupid

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.126.29; Le Blanc 15 and 31

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.2 x 23.4 cm (12 5/16 x 9 3/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10815

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, line block only

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

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