Saint Barbara

Unidentified artist, Netherlandish, 16th century


Dimensions

67.3 x 30.2 cm (26 1/2 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.787

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Acquired either by Stephen Higginson Perkins (b. 1804 - d. 1877) or his daughter, Elizabeth Perkins, Boston [see note 1]; by descent within the family to Sarah Cabot (Mrs. William Ellery) Sedgwick (b. 1904 - d. 1994), Boston; 1968, gift of Mrs. W. Ellery Sedgwick to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1968)

NOTES:
[1] According to a letter from Mrs. Sedgwick to the MFA (July 23, 1973) the painting was purchased either by her great-grandfather Perkins or his daughter, Miss Elizabeth Perkins.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Ellery Sedgwick in memory of Miss Elizabeth Perkins