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Subjects : Religion
Keywords : Infant Christ, Saint John the Baptist, depiction of the Virgin
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La Vierge, l'enfant Jésus et saint Jean-Baptiste

This Annunciation by Fra Angelico, painted in the 1430s for the Convent of San Domenico in Fiesole, is an altarpiece now in the Prado Museum (Madrid). This Annunciation to Mary was painted by Fra Angelico between 1430 and 1432, in tempera and gold on a panel measuring 194 cm × 194 cm (including the predella). It is one of three Annunciations by Fra Angelico on canvas (the other two are in the Museo della Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Giovanni Valdarno and the Museo Diocesano in Cortona). Two others, but frescoed, are in the Convent of San Marco in Florence, the one at the top of the entrance staircase and the one in the third cell. There are also scenes of this theme combined with the Adoration of the Magi in the Museo San Marco, and on a diptych in the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria in Perugia. The Annunciation, a scene typical of Christian iconography, is described in the Gospel of Luke alone, and in great detail in the Golden Legend by Jacques de Voragine, the standard work of reference for Renaissance painters, which allows it to be depicted in all its symbolic glory (walled garden, colonnade, room and bed in Mary's house, her book, the presence of the Holy Spirit, evocation of Adam and Eve driven from Paradise after disobeying God). The Annunciation with the Archangel Gabriel and Mary in the centre and, on the left, Adam and Eve driven from Paradise, a particularly large and detailed scene in contrast to Fra Angelico's other Annunciations. Below this [...]


This artwork is a painting from the classical period. It belongs to the baroque style.


« La Vierge, l'enfant Jésus et saint Jean-Baptiste » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.


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