Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Marcantonio Raimondi, artist
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • Annunciation, 1506
  • Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 294 x 216 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 9/16 x 8 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0050.07
Label Text

There is a female figure seated on the right side. There is a haloed dove flying above the woman's head and an angel on the left side. The angel is crowned and pointing at the woman. There are three archways and three niches. Through the last archway is a landscape scene with a Christ-like figure at the top of the arch.