Levitan, Isaak Ilyich (1860-1900). Russian. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1892. The Vladimir Highway was a road leading east from Moscow to Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod; It's length was about 190 kilometers; The Vladimir Highway was renovated in the mid 18th-century when it became the westernmost section of the Great Siberian Road linking Siberia to Europe; the Vladimirka witnessed crowds of prisoners in shackles marching from Moscow to the katorga; Provenance: State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.