Luke 1 26:38
In the city of Nazareth, in
Galilee, there lived a young woman named Mary. Mary was soon
to marry a carpenter named Joseph.
One day Gabriel, an angel,
visited Mary and said: "Greetings, most favored one, and
do not be afraid. God has chosen you among all women.
Very soon you will have a baby, you must call him Jesus"
would be a very special baby. He would be great, and his kingdom
would last forever and ever. He told her that the child would be
called the Son of God.
Mary bowed before the angel Gabriel and told him she would be obedient to
God and that she wanted to do as God wished. When she got up the
angel had gone.
the New Testament, the announcement to Mary by the angel Gabriel that she
would be the mother of Jesus (see Luke 1:26-38). The Feast of the
Annunciation is observed on March 25. The scene between Gabriel and Mary
has often been depicted in paintings, notably by the Italian masters
Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro
Botticelli and the German painter Matthias Grünewald.
Select and share with children
some of the most famous and beloved art masterpieces related to The
Leonardo Da Vinci The
Annunciation. Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy
Sandro Boticelli Cestello
Annunciation Uffice Gallery, Florence, Italy
Several other masterpieces related to The
Annunciation at Olga's Gallery.