Monday, June 25, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

An etching and engraving, this was executed circa 1750 by Jean Baptiste Hutin, following a work of Jean Fran├žois de Troy. It is from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Schelte Adams Bolswert created this engraving based on an Annunciation by Rubens. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, which holds the piece, offers no further information.


Monday, June 4, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

This week's Annunciation is a 15th century piece from a precursor of the Dutch masters, an artist only identified in 1903, and even then not by name but by attribution: "The Master of the Virgin among Virgins." (Clearly, he painted more than one depiction of the Blessed Virgin Mary!)

Image from the Google Art Project.

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

From St Alban's Cathedral (St Albans, England), a detail from the Annunciation window: