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Hercules Driving Envy from the Temple of the Muses

Marks

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

Provenance

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

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.133.12, ii/ii

Accession Number

21.10830

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in light gray and black

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