The Annunciation with St. Emidius, 1486 (detail 1) Oil Painting - Carlo Crivelli

The Annunciation with St. Emidius, 1486 (detail 1)

Carlo CrivelliItem # 134538
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Annunciation with St. Emidius, 1486 (detail 1)", originally brought to life by the talented Carlo Crivelli. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Carlo Crivelli and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Annunciation with St. Emidius" (1486) is an oil painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Carlo Crivelli, which showcases his meticulous attention to detail and his distinctive use of gold leaf and perspective. This artwork, which is a masterpiece of Crivelli's mature period, combines the religious subject of the Annunciation with a portrait of St. Emidius, the patron saint of Ascoli Piceno, the town for which the painting was commissioned.

    The painting is renowned for its intricate iconography and the fusion of divine and earthly realms. Crivelli's depiction of the Annunciation diverges from traditional representations by incorporating the cityscape of Ascoli Piceno, thus localizing a universal Christian event. The Archangel Gabriel is shown on the left, delivering the message of the Incarnation to the Virgin Mary, who is depicted on the right. Between them, a small aperture in the wall allows a beam of light, symbolizing the Holy Spirit, to reach Mary, indicating the moment of Jesus' conception.

    St. Emidius, identifiable by his bishop's attire and the model city he holds, stands adjacent to the scene, symbolizing the protection and pride of the local community. The saint is portrayed as a witness to the miraculous event, bridging the celestial and the terrestrial. The detail and realism in the architectural elements, as well as the use of trompe-l'œil effects, are characteristic of Crivelli's style and contribute to the painting's sense of depth and three-dimensionality.

    The painting is celebrated for its lavish use of color and texture, particularly in the ornate brocades and the gleaming jewels that adorn the figures and the architecture. Crivelli's work is often noted for its combination of Gothic and early Renaissance elements, and "The Annunciation with St. Emidius" exemplifies this blend through its linear precision and the volumetric rendering of figures.

    Today, "The Annunciation with St. Emidius" is held in the collection of the National Gallery in London, where it continues to be admired for its artistic beauty and its rich symbolic content. The painting remains an important example of the devotional art of the Italian Renaissance and offers insight into the regional characteristics of Marche, the region where Crivelli worked and lived.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

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    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

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