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Title Angels Appearing to Shepherds (fragment)
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Flemish School
Date Earliest about 1600
Date Latest about 1700
Description This panel formed part of a whole with 1930P440.1. This piece seems, itself, to be a fragment as some of the panel appears to have been lost at the left edge. It probably shows another stage of the Annunciation to the Shepherds, possibly showing the same figures as 1930P40.2. It shows three shepherds in the background. One has some large object thrown over his shoulder. He strides towards the left, pointing upwards. In the foreground, two figures point upwards whilst two more are in conversation.
Current Accession Number 1930P440.2
Former Accession Number P44030B
Subject religion (Annunciation to the Shepherds)
Measurements 13.5 x 5.3 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs R. E. Giles 1930.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

 

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