Description This small pectoral image reproduces the "Virgin of Vladimir", a famous miracle-working icon that came to Russia in the 12th century. The silver frame carries two marks: one of a silversmith whose initials were S.G. and one of Ivan Sergeevich Lebedkin, state assayer for the district of Moscow between 1899 and 1908.
Provenance Christine Alexander (Mrs. Breckenridge Long), Rome and Laurel, Maryland [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1959, by bequest.
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Breckenridge Long, 1959
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