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The Laocoön Group as Monkeys

mid 16th century
Attributed to Niccolo Boldrini (Italian, about 1500–after 1566), After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant VI, 243, 97

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.8 x 39.5 cm (10 9/16 x 15 9/16 in.)(trimmed to, or into, the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10819

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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