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Annunciatory Angel

Fra Angelico1450 - 1455

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Title: Annunciatory Angel
  • Creator: Fra Angelico
  • Date: 1450 - 1455
  • Physical Location: Detroit, MI, U.S.A.
  • Physical Dimensions: w10.63 x h13 in (without frame)
  • Provenance: Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford, 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).
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Detroit Institute of Arts
  • External Link: http://dia.org
  • Medium: Gold leaf and tempera on wood panel

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