Monday, July 24, 2017

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image



Three years after Columbus sailed the ocean blue, an Italian artist created this Annunciation as part of a book of hours (now in The Morgan Library and Museum). In the blue band within the arch that opens out into a sunny landscape, the words AVE GRATIA (Hail, [full of] grace) and DOMINUS  (the Lord) can be read.

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