Book of hours: The Annunciation

King Speech balloons Annunciation

Gabriel tells Mary the good news. Mary, as the perfect woman, is often contrasted with Eve who caused the fall of man. In the background we can see Adam and Eve being tempted by the subtil serpent. See the next image for a detail. There's a larger version here: Annunciation.

Annunciation

Tags for this image: Margin, Vie de l'Homme