St. Francis of Assisi

Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Alessandro di Agostino Casolani (Italian, 1552–1606)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.081.30


Sheet: 31.8 x 22.6 cm (12 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.) Image: 31.5 x 22.6 cm (12 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in black and three shades of brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso of backing sheet, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague (1836-1909)(Lugt 2773); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague (b. 1836 - d. 1909), Prague. 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