Annunciation - Predella panel from the Maesta Altarpiece of Siena.
 Duccio, di Buoninsegna, -1319?

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Title:Annunciation - Predella panel from the Maesta Altarpiece of Siena
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"The whole predella is a realisation of the biblical idea of history, driven not by human causality but by divine providence. So the divine messenger, Gabriel, sets the series going. And next comes Mary, whose perplexity can only be solved by her assent to the divine plan announced by Gabriel and by the unrolling of her destiny...So her finger points to the prophet Isaiah who holds the "original" text which she has been reading in her Bible." [from: pp. 45-46, John Drury, Painting the Word: Christian Pictures and their Meaning. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1999.]

Date:1308-1311
Artist:Duccio, di Buoninsegna, -1319?
Building:National Gallery (Great Britain)
Object/Function:Altarpiece
Material:Paint
City/Town:London
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Luke 1:26-38
Person as Subject:Mary, the mother of Jesus (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BAdvt04
BAnLo
General Subject:Annunciation to Mary
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism
ICONCLASS Number:73A521

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Record Number:49172 Last Updated: 2021-07-28 14:06:23 Record Created: 2007-01-25 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Painting the Word: Christian Pictures and their Meanings. Drury, John. Yale University Press, 1999.