Last updated 17 January 2012, created 17 January 2012, viewed 1,127
"Painted by Paolo Di Dono Ucello (1397 - 1475)
tempera and gilding on panel; 65 x 48 cm
The Angel Gabriel is sent by God the Father to
announce to the Virgin Mary that she will bear
the son of God. With its lavish use of gold and
ultramarine, this would have been an expensive
image to produce.