CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)
The Annunciation to Joachim1516-18
Oil on panel, 61 x 51 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest
The landscape plays an important role in this scene of joyful spirit in which the angel announces to Joachim that Anne, his wife, will conceive and that the child will be the mother of Jesus.