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Icon of the Protection of the Mother of God
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Icon of the Protection of the Mother of God


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This bronze icon is in a composition known as the "Protecting Veil of the Virgin" (cf. Walters 44.372, 37.1182). Above are images of the Holy Face, the archangels Gabriel and Michael, and six-winged cherubim or seraphim.
Exhibitions
  • Enamel. Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, New York. 1954.
  • Russian Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th century (Modern)
Medium
copper alloy, champlevé enamel
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.373
Measurements
H: 5 7/8 x W: 3 5/8 in. (15 x 9.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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