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Dancers in Repose Edgar Degas
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Dancers in Repose (72.441) — Edgar Degas

Annunciatory Angel
Annunciatory Angel

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Annunciatory Angel

Fra Angelico(Italian, c. 1395/1400-1455)

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“Angelico, a Dominican monk, dedicated himself to representing God's glory with stunning simplicity.”

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Date
1450/1455
Medium
Gold leaf and tempera on wood panel
Dimensions
13 x 10 5/8 in. (33.0 x 27.0 cm) Framed: 19 3/8 x 17 1/4 x 2 in. ( 49.2 x 43.8 x 5.1 cm)
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford
Accession No.
77.1.1
Provenance
(?) Fiesoli, Convent of San Domenico; (?) Possibly collection Cardinal Desiderio Scaglia (1621); Paris, collection Baron Dominique-Vivant Denon; Paris, auction Baron Vivant Denon, 1 May 1826, lot 41; Great Britain, Fonthill Abbey, Collection William Beckford; By inheritance, daughter of Beckford; Glasgow, Hamilton Palace, collection Duke of Hamilton (entered collection through marriage to Beckford's daughter); Glasgow, Hamilton Palace, collection Duke of Hamilton; London, auction, 12th Duke of Hamilton (Christie's) 24 June 1882, lot 356; acquired by Winckworth [collector?, dealer?], 1882; London, collection John Edward Taylor; London, auction (Christie's) 5 July 1912, lot 11; Paris, Galerie Sedelmeyer (until after 1913); New York, collection Carl W. Hamilton; Detroit, Grosse Pointe Farms, collection Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Ford (1925); bequeathed by Eleanor Clay Ford to the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1977).
Keywords
metal, paint, panel, gold, gold leaf, religion, tempera, wood, half length
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