St. Francis of Assisi
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.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in black and three shades of brown
Not On View
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.
Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer