The Annunciation by Unknown Artist

This engraving, in the 'broad manner' comes from the series of the Life of the Virgin and of Christ, showing the influence of Baldovinetti.

Details

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
27 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£44 ( Total: £44)
Acquired in:
1920
Vendor:
Colnaghi

It is illuminated with colours and gold, and has served as part of the decoration of an altar, probably in the retable.

Provenance

Collection of Sir Edward Poynter

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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