In this image, stylized figures stand in front of buildings. Across the middle ground are six figures, including a shepherd (in blue overalls and a white shirt), a figure who is likely the angel Gabriel (in orange and yellow robes), a figure who is likely the Virgin Mary (in green and red robes), two women whose heads are over Mary's right shoulder, and the head of a male figure. In the foreground is another figure, likely Jesus, making a gesture of blessing. In the background are a number of buildings, including what is likely the Temple in Jerusalem, standing between and just behind Gabriel and Mary. The scene takes place in front of a night sky with a crescent moon in the upper right.


Romare Bearden

About 1941