Three-Handed Mother of God

Troeruschitsa

19th century
Unidentified artist, Russian (Russian)


Dimensions

31.1 x 27.0 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.422

Medium or Technique

Tempera and gold on panel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

By 1960s, Eleanor A. Sayre (b. 1916 - d. 2001), Cambridge, MA [see note 1]; 2001, bequest of Eleanor Sayre to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 23, 2002)

NOTES:
[1] Eleanor Sayre, Curator Emerita of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the MFA, was the granddaughter of Woodrow Wilson and the daughter of Francis Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She accompanied her father on a diplomatic mission in the 1930s to the Soviet Union where she or her father may have received this painting as a diplomatic gift.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre