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'The Angel appearing to Saint Joachim and (below) The Birth of the Virgin

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DALMATIAN/VENETIAN

'The Angel appearing to Saint Joachim and (below) The Birth of the Virgin


Short title: Saint Joachim and the Angel; The Birth of the Virgin
Date: 1375-1400
Medium: Tempera on wood
Dimensions: 63.8 x 27.8 cm
Acquisition credit: Bequeathed by H.E. Luxmoore, 1927

Side panels of the Virgin's life: Left: her birth - Saint Joachim's offering rejected; an Angel appears to him; the Meeting at the Golden Gate; the Birth of the Virgin. Right: miracles - Helsinus saved from shipwreck; he preaches celebration of the Immaculate Conception; devils drown a French canon; the Virgin restores him to life.

The work is connected with the Immaculate Conception, a popular but unofficial belief. The miracles of the Virgin are related to this theme. The predella shows Christ and the twelve Apostles. The Virgin is in the pose of the Madonna of Humility.

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Clothing, People, Religion, Costumes, Baby, Boy, Child, Woman, Young, Christianity, Divine, Holy, Religious, Robes, Biblical, Christian, Jesus Christ, Virgin Mary, Wearing, Clothes, Babe, Infancy, Infant, Kid, Male, Person, Adult, Female, Lady, Robe, Biblical scenes, biblical scene, Christ, Messiah, Son of God, Virgin, Mary, Mother, Parent, Parenting, Son, Mater, Parenthood, Offspring, Holding, Colour, Blue, Affection, Love, Tenderness, Color, Colours, Colors, Hold, Holds, Affectionate, Tender, Medieval Masterpieces

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This image is part of the group:

"Dalmatian Altarpiece"

Other images in group:

The Virgin and Child
NG4250.1
Saint Joachim's Offering; Meeting at the Golden Gate
NG4250.2
Saint Joachim and the Angel; The Birth of the Virgin
NG4250.3
Helsinus saved from a Shipwreck; A French Canon drowned
NG4250.4
Helsinus Preaching; The Canon restored to Life
NG4250.5
Christ and Eight Apostles: Predella
NG4250.6
Two Apostles (Saints Andrew and Thaddeus)
NG4250.7
Two Apostles (Saints Simon and Thomas)
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