Annunciation by Editors of Phaidon Press

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The first in a new series inspired by key events in the New Testament. This book presents a sequence of over 100 masterpieces of Christian art, each depicting the poignant and dramatic moment when the Angel Gabriel reveals to the Virgin Mary her destiny as the Mother of God. The images, each on a single page with a simple caption opposite, speak for themselves; together, in their beauty and variety they form an extended meditation on a religious mystery and a human dram that has inspired the finest artists through the ages.
 

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Simon Schamais University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University and the prize-winning author of seventeen books, including The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Landscape and Memory, Rembrandt's Eyes, the History of Britaintrilogy and The Story of the Jews. He is a contributing editor of the Financial Timesand his award-winning television work as writer and presenter for the BBC includes the fifteen-part A History of Britainand the eight-part, Emmy-winning Power of Art.https://twitter.com/simon_schamahttps://www.facebook.com/Simon-Schama-23300488881
 
Published September 25, 2000 by Phaidon Press. 256 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Arts & Photography, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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