Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Art for Advent 4

Leonardo da Vinci, Annunciation
Oil and Tempera on Wood Panel
98 cm x 217 cm

Below is the final 5-minute video in the "Art for Advent" series from art historian Dr. James Romaine. Today's art selection, for the Fourth Sunday in Advent (December 20, 2015), is Leonardo da Vinci's Annunciation, a painting depicting the angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary that she will give birth to Jesus. Dr. Romaine explains the science behind the painting.

The painting is found in Florence, in the Uffizi Gallery's Leonardo Room.

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