Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The Latin text in this engraving by Cornelis Bloemaert reads: The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Behold the handmaid of the Lord. Be it done to me according to your word.
According to the notes of the Philadelphia Museum of Art where this piece is housed, it is "after" the Annunciation by Giovanni Lanfranco, featured in The Angelus Project last July 3:
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