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Annunciation to the Virgin

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Annunciation to the Virgin
  • Description:

    A large arched miniature of the Annunciation, in a French style of painting. The angel Gabriel announces the birth of Christ to the Virgin Mary. Gabriel holds a scroll with the words "Ave gracia plena dominus tecum". Mary stands under a pink canopy holding a book. A vase with a lily is on the floor, and the Holy Ghost as a dove descends surrounded by golden rays. The miniature is surrounded by a full decorated border with a peacock, a swallow, strawberries, grapes and flowers. A fine decorated initial 'D' in blue and red, on a gold ground.

    Context: Matins: Domine labia mea aperies

  • Date range: 14th century
  • Date: 1349
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2015 11:28
  • Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 13:46