Annunciation on English Ivory.
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Title:Annunciation on English Ivory
Notes:Story of Annunciation on an English ivory piece, depicting 1) Gabriel the Archangel announcing the birth of Christ to Mary, who was reading; 2) the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove proceeding from the mouth of God
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:Great Britain

Scripture:Luke 1:26-38
Person as Subject:God
Lectionary links:BAdvt04
General Subject:Annunciation to Mary
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- England -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A521

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Attribution:Annunciation on English Ivory, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 26, 2016]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31709 Last Updated: 2011-03-24 14:44:04 Record Created: 2003-08-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition