St. Eligius (St. Eloy of Noyan)
Sheet: 29.7 × 19.2 cm (11 11/16 × 7 9/16 in.) Platemark: 28.3 × 17.7 cm (11 1/8 × 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodcut in black ink on blue paper, with white highlighting
Not On View
The title is taken from a pen-and-ink inscription on the woodcut.
Recto, lower center, in pen and brown ink, "St. Eloie S. Eligius"
Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W. G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)
Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (b. 1797-d. 1854; Lugt 971), Dresden. William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882-d. 1955), Boston; 1955, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1968)
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen