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Laurence A. Steinhardt, United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union, acquired during his tenure 1939-1941.
By descent through the family.
PROPERTY OF THE STEINHARDT-SHERLOCK TRUST
W. Salmond, exhibition catalogue, Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs, Washington, D.C., Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 2004, illustrated p. 35, No. 6 and p. 41, pl. 5.
Washington, D.C., Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs, June 1 to December 31, 2004.