Stuerhelt, François (fl. 1646-1652) after Galle, Cornelis II (1615-1678)
Mary kneeling on the left while the angel appears on the right, with open arms. Above in the sky small angels and cherubs handling flowers. the Virgin sets her hand on a table beside her on which is an open book. The text from the opened pages is readable: ‘Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filium et vocabitur nomen eius Emmanuel….’ [Isaiah 7:14]. Extremely beautiful and gracious. Page from an edition of the Missale Romanum: on the verso text in letterpress.
Engraving on paper with some margins, on the verso text in letterpress, red and black ink; plate mark: 280 x 176 mm, total: 319 x 206 mm; on the verso traces of previous mounting and stain of glue, slightly afecting the plate on the front side.
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