Art-115-351 2015 Art history- lowry 

In Annunciation triptych (Merode Altarpiece) 1425- 1430. Oil on wood panel. There is a lot of symbolism. The hanging water pot refers to Marys purity. The flame, symbolic of Gods divinity. Marys reading the bible is her submission to Gods will. The mouse trap represents Christ as the bait in a trap to get satan. 

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