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Virgin Mary

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Description The Virgin Mary in this icon is asking her son to forgive the sins of humanity at the Last Judgement. She is flanked by four other saints, similarly shown in intercessory prayer: Saint Nicholas, Saint George, Saint Sergius of Radonezh, and Saint John Chrysostom.
  • A Millennium of Christianity: Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
  • Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2017-2018.
Provenance Alexandre Polovtsoff (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Polovtsov); purchased by Henry Walters, Paris, 1930; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1930.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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16th century (Early Modern)
tempera on wood panel silver gilding
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 12 × W: 9 1/4 × D: 1 9/16 in. (30.5 × 23.5 × 4 cm)


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