Monday, July 30, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this 1590 engraving by Flemish artist Aegidius Sadeler II includes a didactic poem at the bottom.


Monday, July 23, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Image from the Web Gallery of Art; Wikimedia Commons.
Giorgio Vasari's Annunciation was painted for a church in his charming home town of Arezzo, Italy, but can now be found in the Louvre.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Xaver Steifensand created this engraving on a model by his contemporary Theodor Mintrop. The work is now in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Monday, July 9, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

From the Tate Gallery in London (and currently on loan to the National Gallery) comes this dramatic Annunciation by Dante Gabriel Rosetti, created 1849/50 and entitled "Ecce Ancilla Domini!"

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/rossetti-ecce-ancilla-domini-the-annunciation-n01210




Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)
Photo © Tate

Monday, July 2, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

This week's Annunciation is from the Morgan Library and Museum.