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Perseus Slaying Medusa

Marks

Verso, upper 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

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.124.25, Copy A; Le Blanc 4 (copy in reverse)

Accession Number

21.10810

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in orange-tan, red, and black

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