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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:The Angel Appearing to Joachim, from The Life of the Virgin series
Date Made:ca. 1504
Type:Print
Materials:woodcut on laid paper
Measurements:Sheet: 11 9/16 in x 8 1/4 in ; 29.4 cm x 21.0 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1975.75
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Beekman Delatour, Class of 1911
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
1975-75.JPG

Description:
An angel delivers the news (in the form of a handwritten document) of Anna's pregnancy to Joachim.

Tags:
virgins; saints; narrative; religion; illustrations; historical figures; mothers

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