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The Annunciation
The Annunciation
Publisher:
Date:
1594
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving And Etching
Dimensions:
29.4 x 16.9 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

SLL in the plate: Ventura Salimben senenis inventor fecit Romae 1594;
ILR in the plate: Statio formis;
Provenance:
P. Mariette 1687 (L. 1790);
Inscribed on the mat: "Also known to have been in the collections of W. Roscoe and Blundell/Weld;
R.E. Lewis 10/14/76;
LR verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 91)
Sopher 16th c. catalogue no. 91

Accession Number:
1986.1.329
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

An annunciation (from the right, due to reversal in print process) with a kneeling angel presenting a lily to the Virgin, startled at her reading.