The Annunciation

Printmaker Johann Sadeler I Netherlandish
Designer Peter Candid (Pieter de Witte, Pietro Candido) Netherlandish

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This accomplished engraving reproduces what is arguably the most important altarpiece painted by Candid for Munich’s Church of Saint Michael. At the center of the dramatic composition is Saint Ursula accompanied by virgins. While the print cannot convey the painter’s brushwork and use of color, the engraver captured the refinement and intricacy of Candid’s style.

The Annunciation, Johann Sadeler I (Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600/1601 Venice), Engraving

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