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The Death of Ajax


Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, bottom left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)


Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); his sale, American Art Association, New York, May 10-11, 1894, lot 2079; purchased there by MFA

Credit Line

Museum purchase

about 1525–50

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.099.9, ii/ii

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in light yellow-gray, gray, and black


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