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Cupids Playing


Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1672; verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1672; 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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.109.5

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in two shades of reddish-brown and dark brown


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