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The Annunciation

Painted by Paolo Di Dono Ucello (1397 - 1475)

Tempera and gilding on panel
65 x 48 cm

The Angel Gabriel is sent by God the Father to announce to the Virgin Mary that she will bear the son of God. With its lavish use of gold and ultramarine, this would have been an expensive image to produce.

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