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Cliff on the Seashore


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 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer

about 1597–1600

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 245; Hollstein 381; Bialler 52 Ia

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Medium or Technique

Woodcut on blue paper heightened with opaque white watercolor


Prints and Drawings