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  • Record Number: 5018
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  • Title: Immersed in Things of the Body: Humor and Meaning in the Annunciation by Filippo Lippi [Examines the background figures in Lippi's Annunciation at the Palazzo Barberini and the significance of their gesture and movement as an iconographic foil to the interaction between Mary and the Archangel Gabriel; examines the parallels between the work's composition and the use of humor in contemporary drama in illustrating themes of Christ's incarnation. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Studies in Iconography 25, ( 2004): Pages 173 - 196.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Angels in Art Art History- Painting Gesture in Art Humor in Art Iconography Incarnation, Doctrine Literature- Drama Mary, Virgin, Saint- Annunciation in Art
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Filippo Lippi, Annunciation, Galleria Nazionale d' Arte Antica, Palazzo Barberini.
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01481029
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