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This composition showing the Annunciation is divided in two vertically. At the right an architectural setting is depicted. At the left we see Marie in a sleeping room. The Immaculate Conception is depicted by means of a ray of light containing a small child with a cross. At the tip of the ray of light the Holy Spirit is visualised in the form of a dove.

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Title The Annunciation
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 47.2 cm
Height 57.4 cm
Artists Schilder: Meester van de Virgo inter Virgines
Accession number 1568 (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Age artist Unknown
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
External exhibitions Nederlandsche Kunst van de XVde en XVIde eeuw (1945)
Behind the Curtain. Concealment and Revelation since the Renaissance (2016)
Material
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Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Meester van de Virgo inter Virgines

werkzaam/active Delft circa 1470 - 1500

The name of this painter is unknown. We do know that a number of paintings are by him and that he possibly worked in Delft. At the start of the 20th-century,...

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