Sheet: 28.3 x 38.4 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/8 in.)(trimmed into the image)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in two shades of reddish-brown and dark brown
Not On View
Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1672; verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)
1672, Pierre Mariette II (b. 1634 -d. 1716), Paris. 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