Take Ten with Gary Vikan and some of his most prized possessions [Pictures]
Former Walters Art Museum director Gary Vikan tells the story behind some of his most beloved items.
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Titled "Gladys and Child," this was given to Vikan by Walters trustee Julianne Alderman. She bought it in Santa Fe, N.M. As someone whose academic specialty is Byzantine art, Vikan has long been fascinated by icons.