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The Annunciation, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China

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Artist Unknown ; Giulio Aleni

Date

1637

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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The Annunciation, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print
Size: 6 5/8 x 5 7/16 in. (16.83 x 13.81 cm) (image)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century
Physical Description: L border is scene of crucifixion of Christ; ULC is God the Father preaching to seven winged angels; middle L side is tower where top is a figure pointing towards LRC, where pregnant woman is standing reading the prophesy of Islam from a podium; on chair o
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Herschel V. Jones, 1925
Accession Number: P.10,509
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Woodcutter
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556

Artist: Giulio Aleni, Italian, 1582 - 1649
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian, 1582 - 1649
Added to Site: February 9, 2010