Annunciation with two Kneeling Donors (Lippi)

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Annunciation
Fra Filippo Lippi 011.jpg
Artist Filippo Lippi
Year 1440–1445
Type Tempera on panel
Dimensions 153 cm × 144 cm (60 in × 57 in)
Location Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome

The Annunciation is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Filippo Lippi. Dating to of 1440-45, it is housed in the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica of Palazzo Barberini, Rome.

The composition pivots around the Virgin, who occupies the centre of the scene. In the background, on the right, two small figures of women are riding a stair. The two donor portraits show the unknown donors kneeling behind a cordonata. That they were represented in natural size (i.e., in the same size as the religious figures) was a relatively new stylistic feature.

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