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The Annunciation

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.

Date:

c. 1585

Artist:

Federico Barocci
Italian, c. 1535-1612

About this artwork

A stunning impression of Federico Barocci’s most famous print, this masterful combination of etching and engraving reproduces his altar commissioned by the Duke of Urbino for the basilica of Loreto, painted between 1582 and 1584. The plate, published by the artist and found in his studio on his death, is the only one of his to survive; it entered the Colcografia in Rome in the eighteenth century, allowing the popular image to be reissued in the present.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Federico Barocci

Title

The Annunciation

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1853–1863

Medium

Etching and engraving on paper

Dimensions

Plate: 43.8 × 31.1 cm (17 1/4 × 12 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

Reference Number

1942.528

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