Monday, February 15, 2016

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image



From a Book of Hours for the Gualengo family, this Annunciation page faced the opening words of the office of Matins of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Angel's "Ave" appears above the scene; beneath, in a frame nesting between the tails of two peacocks, one of the family mottoes: Where God is, there is Peace and Love.

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