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Scenes from the Life of the Virgin and Life of Christ

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Provenance

1858, sold in Moscow. Amelia Jackson Holmes (Mrs. John Turner Welles) Sargent (b. 1843 - d. 1889), Boston [see note 1]; 1894, bequeathed by Mrs. Turner Sargent to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 4, 1894) NOTES: [1] According to notes in the curatorial file, the reverse of the icon is inscribed "The Greek Calendar, purchased in Moscow, August, 1858."

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)

Dimensions

34.6 x 30.5 cm (13 5/8 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

94.175

Medium or Technique

Tempera and oil on panel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings