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Annunciation

annunciation

after Fra Angelico (1387 – 1455)

Opposite each bed in the cells of the Cloister of San Marco in Florence, Fra Angelico painted a fresco with a scene from the life of Christ that was to be a focus for each monk's contemplation. This tender portrayal of the annunciation is one of Fra Angelico's most loved works.

Mixed media drawing with 22-carat gold leaf

1997