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A Giant (Study for "The Fall of the Giants")

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Marks

Verso, lower 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

1638

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.116.13; Takahatake 21 (Version B), i/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 19.4 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed to borderline)

Accession Number

21.10864

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light tan, medium tan, and black

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