Monday, November 26, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Baroque painter Eugenio Caxés sketched this Annunciation on a sheet the reverse of which features a sketch of Christ bound to the column for the scourging ordered by Pontius Pilate. From the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

https://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/168984.html?mulR=943047551|126

Monday, November 19, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The Art Institute of Chicago is home to this Annunciation by Jean Hey ("the Master of Moulins"), with its almost portrait-like depictions of Gabriel and Our Lady.

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The Master of Hoogstraeten created this Annunciation as the upper left panel of an altarpiece; the entire altarpiece is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Seen in context:

Monday, November 12, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The Morgan Library and Museum includes this vibrantly illuminated page in its collection.

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The atypical simplicity of this image by the masterful Luca Signorelli may be explained by it being simply a "predella panel," and not a complete work in itself. From the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Monday, November 5, 2018

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The popular (but often critically scorned) 19th century artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau provides his 1888 Annunciation for this week's Angelus Project.

http://www.bouguereau.org/The-Annunciation-1888.html