The Annunciation and Expulsion from Paradise
Giovanni di Paolo - circa 1435
1200 x 1032 • 524 KB
This painting symbolizes the fall and redemption of mankind. On the left the angel of the Lord expels Adam and Eve from Paradise, where rabbits, medieval allegories of earthly love, play among flowers, while in the centre Gabriel announces Christ's coming. The figure warming his hands by the fire on the right is Saint Joseph.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1435
Artist age:Approximately 32 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 38.7 cm (15.24 in.), Width: 44.7 cm (17.6 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 11 July 2013.
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