The Lute Player
Sheet: 16.8 x 16.4 cm (6 5/8 x 6 7/16 in.) Image: 14.2 x 14.1 cm (5 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in tan and black
Not On View
Verso, center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1803; verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)
1803, Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, (b. 1766 - d. 1836), Milan. 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