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Annunciation

Il Francia (Francesco Raibolini)

This picture was painted at the peak of the artist’s success at the Gonzaga court in Mantua. His success was due largely to the harmony and balance of his compositions immersed in sweeping landscapes dominated by monumental buildings, to the calm simplicity of his figures’ gestures and expressions and to the smooth transparency of his palette. In this instance the large altarpiece is a tribute to the painting of Perugino.

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AUTHOR Il Francia (Francesco Raibolini)
DATE 1505
OBJECT TYPE AND MATERIAL Mixed media on canvas
TECNICA OPERA Tempera and oil on wood transferred onto canvas
DIMENSIONS cm 237 x 227
INVENTORY 445
ROOM XXI
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