National Gallery of Art
Monday, January 25, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
the National Gallery of Art, the Annunciation forms the center of a four-panel work by Cosmè Tura (the left panel features St Francis of Assisi; the right the young Franciscan bishop St Louis of Toulouse). The four figures are set in a mountainous area at dawn (presumably; the Incarnation was the first "dawning" of the light of redemption on our sin-weary world).
Monday, January 11, 2016
This interesting depiction of the Annunciation by Giannicolo di Paolo (c 1510/1515) features the scene as two framed paintings (tondo) with a continuous background, as if we were looking through two portholes at an event unfolding on an outside balcony.
From the National Museum of Art.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Happy New Year!
To help you begin the year praying the Angelus three times a day, here is the first of many Annunciation images for you.
From St Alban's Cathedral (St Albans, England), a detail from the Annunciation window:
Sister Mary Lou Winters, FSP over in the UK has designed a lovely two-sided holy card to help promote the Angelus. Download the pdf file...
As far as I have been able to tell, this Annunciation is by Margaret A. Rope, a British Carmelite nun (Sister Margaret of the Mother of G...
Previously posted on March 19, 2014 For the feast of St. Joseph (Thursday), Mary probably wouldn't mind a bit if we tweaked the Angelu...