Female Saint (offering hair cutting to Christ child)
Unidentified artist, Peruvian Cuzco School (Peruvian)
Object Place: Peru
96.52 x 132.71 cm (38 x 52 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 38 x 52 1/4 inches
Medium or Technique
Oil on canvas
Not On View
Rectangular painting with kneeling female saint at right, with red and blue garments decorated with gilt ornaments, offering hair cuttings to Christ child at left, who is draped with red mantle with gold ornaments and holds blue orb in left hand, and is standing on three hands; roses throughout composisiton; landscape at right; carved and gilt frame.
The artist; Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia; to Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton, 1966; to MFA, 1997, gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton.
Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton