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Female Saint (with crown of thorns collecting water from a spring)

Peruvian
18th century
about 1750
Unidentified artist, Peruvian Cuzco School (Peruvian)


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

83.82 x 119.7 cm (33 x 47 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 38 x 52 1/4 inches

Accession Number

1997.40

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Rectangular painting with landscape at right, standing female saint at left center with white and black dress, wearing crown of thorns, and collecting water from a spring at left; roses throughout composition; carved and gilt frame.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton