The Annunciation

Follower of Gerardus Duyckinck I, American, 1695 - 1746

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
c. 1720-40

Medium:
Oil on panel

Dimensions:
23 x 32 7/8 inches (58.4 x 83.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1966-219-1

Credit Line:
The Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1966

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Label:
Emigrants from the Netherlands in the seventeenth century, the Duyckinck family established a dynasty of painters in New York who produced portraits and religious paintings for the Calvinist community of the Dutch Reformed Church. This Annunciation scene, based on an illustration from a 1744 Bible published in the Netherlands, is stylistically associated with the family’s artistic workshop.