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Leaf from the Life of the Virgin: Annunciation to Joachim and Anna
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Leaf from the Life of the Virgin: Annunciation to Joachim and Anna


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Description This illuminated folio shows the Annunciation to Joachim and Anna. Joachim and Anna with hands in prayer are leaving a city. A tree is represented in the middle. A flying angel appears in the sky in front of them.
Provenance Congregatione de Sancto Domenego de Bologna, Bologna, ca. 1500 [fol. 1v flyleaf]; Abbate mateo Canonici [collection no. 300]; Rev. Walter Sneyd, 1835, by purchase [circular bookplate on front flyleaf]; Rev. Walter Sneyd Sale, London, 1903, no. 481; Bernard (?)] Quaritch, 1903, by purchase; Olschki Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1907, by purchase [invoice Nov. 24, 1905; described in a letter of Dec. 20, 1906]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1907

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Period
ca. 1440-1450 (early Renaissance)
Medium
ink, tempera paint and gold leaf on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.351.2R
Measurements
Folio H: 13 1/4 x W: 9 1/16 in. (33.7 x 23 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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