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Created Apr 09 07, Updated Jul 17 10 03:21
The Annunciation (1432, Museo del Prado) go to comments

By Fra Angelico (Italy, 1387-1455).

Quintessence of early renaissance religious art. I like the composition and the contrast between the organic background and the geometric shape (with weird perspective) of the building. Pure and enchanting.

(Tempera on panel, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain)

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