Pre-Raphaelites & the Annunciation

There were three at the first meeting held in the home of John Millais’s parents in 1848: John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt.  Humble beginnings for … Continue reading Pre-Raphaelites & the Annunciation

The Annunciation – Journeys & Destinations

The story of the Annunciation is one of the most frequent themes in Christian art, most notably depicted by the artists of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This is a … Continue reading The Annunciation – Journeys & Destinations

The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli

  The Annunciation generally includes two figures – Mary and the winged angel, Gabriel. Carlo Crivelli, an Italian Renaissance painter, had a different idea when he used artistic adaptation in … Continue reading The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli

Fra Angelico – The Annunciation

Welcome December!  It is winter’s month of celebration that signals festive music, scintillating lights and the aroma of cinnamon and chocolate. Amid long-awaited family gatherings, last minutes shopping, eggnog and … Continue reading Fra Angelico – The Annunciation