Cestello Annunciation (Botticelli)
|Type||Tempera on panel|
|Dimensions||150 cm × 156 cm (59 in × 61 in)|
The Annunciation, also known as the Cestello Annunciation, is a tempera painting created in 1489 by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli. It is housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence and has been part of the collection since 1872.
Underneath the painting on its original frame are words in Latin from St. Luke's Gospel 1:35 "The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee."
- Montresor, Carlo (2010). Botticelli. ATS Italia.
- "Annunciation". Virtual Uffizi Gallery. Retrieved February 27, 2015.