Monday, January 28, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Lazzaro Baldi executed this study of the Annunciation in pen and brown ink (from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago).

https://www.artic.edu/artworks/81713/study-for-the-annunciation?q=annunciation

Monday, January 21, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

This Annunciation by Jean Hey, the Master of Moulins, is part of an altarpiece of which the matching panel, the Immaculate Conception, is in the National Gallery in London. The central panel is believed to be lost.

From the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Used under the Creative Commons License.  
 
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/16327/the-annunciation?q=annunciation



Monday, January 14, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

A woodcut by the prolific and talented Albrecht Dürer, from his "Life of the Virgin."



From the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago; used under the Creative Commons License.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

The first Annunciation of the New Year is from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (much of which was recently made available under the Creative Commons License to the joy of bloggers everywhere). This is Alessandro Vittoria's bronze adaptation of the Annunciations by Titian.


From the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Used under the Creative Commons License.