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A Cephalophoric Saint

about 1620-1630
Paul Maupin (French, active 1591–1635), After Jacques Stella (French, 1596–1657)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.1 × 18 cm (11 1/16 × 7 1/16 in.)(trimmed into the image)

Accession Number

21.10813

Medium or Technique

Woodcut in black ink on blue paper, with white highlighting

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, 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), New York, 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. ?); 1921, their gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer