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 “The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius.”  Who is Saint Emidius? you may ask, as I did when saw a third figure of a man in deepContinue reading “The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli”

Fra Angelico – The Annunciation

The Annunciation by Fra Angelico 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 steamed pudding, there is a gentle call to find a quiet time of reflection.  December signals an ending of aContinue reading “Fra Angelico – The Annunciation”