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Charity

Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower center, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); 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

mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.128.3

Accession Number

21.10800

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light brown, medium brown, and dark brown

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