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The Adoration of the Magi


Verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


James B. Ayer, Boston; to his children, Mrs. John E. Rousmanière, Mrs. Henderson Inches, Nathaniel F. Ayer, Esq., and James B. Ayer (1882-1968, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School); their gift to the MFA December 31, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer

about 1510–1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.030.3

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in three shades of gray-violet


Prints and Drawings