Sandro Botticelli, Cestello Annunciation
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Uffizi Gallery, Botticelli Room
Today brings us a look at Sandro Botticelli's Cestello Annunciation (1489-1490), included in the "Art for Advent" series written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine. The five-minute video for the Third Sunday in Advent (December 13) examines Botticelli's treatment of the transformation of the Virgin Mary at the time of Christ's incarnation.
The painting is found in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. (See Botticelli Rooms at the Uffizi.)
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