DAVID, Gerard
(b. ca. 1460, Oudewater, d. 1523, Bruges)

The Annunciation

Oil on wood, 79 x 64 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The two panels in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, representing the angel and the Virgin of the Annunciation, respectively, were part of a multi-storied polyptych commissioned in 1506 for the high altar of the Benedictine abbey church of San Gerolamo della Cervara, near Genoa.