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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1930.50
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Virgin and Child
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Our lady of Vlladimir with Feodor Tiron
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
icon
Date
1775-1800
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Russia, Moscow
Culture
Russian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221747
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tempera on panel encased in silver overlay with stones and pearls
Dimensions
32.07 x 27.31 x 3.81 cm (12 5/8 x 10 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Philip M. Lydig, Purchased in Russia, 1917, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1930.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Philip M. Lydig
Accession Year
1930
Object Number
1930.50
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Figures of Madonna and Child completely encased in frame of engraved and repousse silver gilt. Halo of Madonna studded with red and green stones. She wears a robe of red and gold tinsel with semi-precious stones and seed pearls. To the left silver gilt cut away revealing a man (saint?)

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