The Annunciation to the Virgin, Adriaen van de Velde, 1667

The Annunciation to the Virgin, Adriaen van de Velde, 1667

oil on canvas, h 128cm × w 176cm. More details

An angel has come down from the heaven with the message for Mary that she will give birth to the son of God. She asks for an explanation: how can she be pregnant when she has never been with a man? Van de Velde portrays the moment of initial disbelief with deep psychological insight. He probably painted this picture for a clandestine Catholic church in Amsterdam.

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