Monday, August 10, 2015

Pondering the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

William Brassey Hole was an English artist who grew up in Scotland where he acquired a background in civil engineering. He was a prolific artist of biblical scenes: he had traveled to the Holy Land to prepare for this, eventually producing 80 watercolors for his “The Life of Jesus of Nazareth,” exhibited in London in 1906. Presumably the Annunciation was part of that project.

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