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The Annunciation  1898

by Henry Ossawa Tanner

Oil on canvas, 57 x 71 1/4 inches (144.8 x 181 cm) [br] Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund, 1899 Label: Tanner painted The Annunciation soon after returning to Paris from a trip to Egypt and Palestine in 1897. The son of a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Tanner specialized in religious subjects, and wanted to experi...
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