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This video is part of Art For Advent 2015. Posted for the third Sunday in Advent, this examines Sandro Botticelli’s 1489-1490 Cestello Annunciation. Botticelli’s treatment of the Virgin Mary’s pose visualizes her transformation at the moment of Christ’s incarnation. Written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine.
Whether on the walls of a cave, the tombs of great kings, a canvas, or the walls of a building, the human desire to put ink to paper has left the world with some of the most beautiful masterpieces. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 painters of all time. Check us out at http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo, http://instagram.com/watchmojo and http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo Thanks to our users iamnotarobot, fsanders2, Philip Folta, Dave Dela Peña and Pip Gerard for suggesting the idea on our suggest tool over at watchmojo.com/suggest Check out the voting page here, http://watchmojo.com/suggest/Top%2010%20Painters If you want to suggest an idea for a WatchMojo video, check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at http://www.WatchMojo.com/suggest :) We have T-Shirts! Be sure to check out http://www.WatchMojo.com/store for more info. WatchMojo is a leading producer of reference online video content, covering the People, Places and Trends you care about. We update DAILY with 2-3 Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Versus clips on movies, video games, music, pop culture and more!
This video is part of Art For Advent 2015. Posted for the second Sunday in Advent, this examines Fra Filippo Lippi’s 1435-1440 The Annunciation. Fra Lippi’s altarpiece visualizes the incarnation as the invisible God taking on carnal form. Lippi employs the compositional structure to draw Gabriel and Mary closer together. Written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine.