SHARE THE ART YOU LOVE
Samantha GrijalvaLast login: 05-12-2012 03:32
0 Likes   0 Shares


Annunciation


Samantha Grijalva
This painting of the Annunciation is a fresco by Sandro Botticelli. The Arch Angel Gabriel comes through a door, possibly representing the door to Heaven. Rays start behind Gabriel and end when they are touching the Virgin Mary. She appears to be giving a slight bow to Gabriel, recognizing that he is an angel form Heaven. Gabriel is about to tell Mary that she will be carrying the Son of God, Jesus Christ.

Mary appears to have been sitting in her room. She looks like she is getting up from her seat. Her bed is not at the same ground level at her. At the bottom of her feet is a rug.
In the background there are hills, possibly mountains further back. On top of the second furthest hill is a structure. Below the second hill is a river or a lake.

Sandro Botticelli. 1481.
Fresco, 243x550 cm.
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

You need to login or signup to add your comment to this work.


More works from Samantha Grijalva
Count PotockiSelf Portrait at 26Portrait of IngresCoronation of the Virgin (San Marco Altarpiece)Napoleon in his StudyPortrait of the ArtistPortrait of Ranuccio FarneseConsecration of the Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine

8 of 21


Other works in Painting
Bryce Cameron Liston"Beam"    2016The Young Shepherdess - Millet Jean-Francois - WikiArt.orgPoem of the Soul 3: The Angel and the mother - Janmot Louis - WikiArt.orgPoem of the Soul 14: On the Mountain - Janmot Louis - WikiArt.orgPoem of the Soul 13: Sunbeams - Janmot Louis - WikiArt.orgA Day to Fish by Brett J. Smith | Oil | LegacyGallery.comWell Played by Brett J. Smith | Watercolor | LegacyGallery.com

8 of 342235



Loading...