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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Titian, 1488/90–1576, Italian
Title:

Annunciatio Beatae Mariae Virginis

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 9 inches (30.8 × 22.9 cm), Plate: 11 13/16 × 8 3/4 inches (30 × 22.2 cm), and Image: 10 7/8 × 8 11/16 inches (27.6 × 22.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "Lili[en]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "378"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: "J. Smith"

Lettered, lower center: "Annunciatio Beatae Maria Virginis. | Pax fibi, plena Grafia Dominus norferfecum Benedicta inter Mulierer."; lettered, lower left: "Titian Pinxit"; lettered, lower center: "J. Smith fecit."; lettered, lower right: "P. Tempest excudit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1202
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | bookstand | Christianity | cloth | clouds | dove | flowers | New Testament | pregnancy | the Annunciation: Mary kneeling - Mary to the left, the angel to the right | veil | virgin
Associated People:
Mary
Gabriel
The Holy Spirit
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23050
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