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The Annunciation, eighth plate from the series The Life of the Virgin
The Annunciation, eighth plate from the series The Life of the Virgin
Artist:
Date:
1511
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 300 x 212 mm (11 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1962.59.1
Acquisition Date:
1962-01-01
Credit Line:

Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection

Exhibition History:

CPLH, The Bruno & Sadie Adriani Memorial Exhibition, Sept 18 - Nov 14, 1976.

Gabrielle appears to Mary in her chamber. Mary holds her hands crossed before her breast. She sits at a four-sided desk with several books open on it, with a canopy above her head. Dove flies above her head. Angel crowned, carrying a staff. God, holding a globe, appears in miniature in the sky outside. A potted lily sits in the foreground, and a strange animal pokes its head out from a trap door under the stair. Romanesque architecture.

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