Antonio Bellucci 1654 – 1726

The Visitation

oil on canvas (113 × 56 cm) — c. 1700
private collection

Antonio Bellucci biography

This work is linked to Luke 1:40

Pregnant Mary visits her cousin Elisabeth, who was also pregnant. Mary would give birth to Jesus, Elisabeth to John the Baptist.

Bellucci turned the scene into an baroque happening, filled with angels.

Tags: Visitation

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