The St. Genesius depicted in this plate may be either St. Genesius of Rome or St. Genesius of Arles, both of whom were martyred, and whose Feast Days are both celebrated on August 25. It is also possible that St. Genesius of Rome and St. Genesius of Arles are the same person.
Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)
Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection