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The Annunciation Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)

The Annunciation

Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)

  • TITLE

    : The Annunciation
  • AUTHOR

    : Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
  • INVENTARIO

    : 127
  • DATE

    : c. 1538 - 1540
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas,Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 208 × 144 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : Mannerism
  • ROOM

    : 10

This panel, with Mannerist characteristics that are so evident that it was long attributed to Parmigianino, has a wealth of symbolic references and classical elements. The scene is set in front of a vaguely classical temple, indicating that the Virgin has believed in the angelic annunciation and has thus become the temple of the Word and the new Ark of the Covenant. Also the figure of the archangel Gabriel has a classical look, almost as though he were Mercury, the messenger of the gods. An open book on Mary’s kneeler – a book of hours, it seems, for it contains rubrics to indicate the correct order of the prayers – 
bears two biblical quotations (Is 7:14 and Mc 1:34;38) referring to the mystery of the Incarnation.

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  • TITLE

    The Annunciation
  • AUTHOR

    Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
  • INVENTARIO

    127
  • DATE

    c. 1538 - 1540
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas,Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    208 × 144 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    Mannerism
  • ROOM

    10

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