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

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

Peruvian, 18th century, about 1750

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings