St. Francis of Assisi

1591
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Alessandro di Agostino Casolani (Italian, 1552–1606)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.081.30

Dimensions

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

21.10792

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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)

Provenance

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