The Macklin Bible -- The Annunciation.
 Hamilton, William, 1751-1801 ; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815

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Title:The Macklin Bible -- The Annunciation
Notes:The Macklin Bible is an enormous physical specimen of book art, comprising seven volumes two feet in height and over 130 pounds in weight. It is the apogee of the art of British copper-plate engraving, involving both painters and engravers. These renowned artists often selected scripture texts that featured women, who were the nurturers of religious education for the family in late 18th century England.
Artist:Hamilton, William, 1751-1801 ; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815
Building:Jean and Alexander Heard Library
Country:United States

Scripture:Luke 1:26-38
General Subject:Annunciation to Mary

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Attribution:Hamilton, William, 1751-1801 ; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815. The Macklin Bible -- The Annunciation, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 19, 2020]. Original source: A gift to Vanderbilt University from John J. and Anne Czura..
Record Number:54063 Last Updated: 2011-01-05 14:49:58 Record Created: 2008-08-16 10:17:52
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition