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The Annunciation:King Solomon
The Annunciation:King Solomon
At the bottom of the page, King Solomon holds a banner with a passage from Proverbs: Sapientia edificavit sibi domu[m] excidit columpnas septem (Wisdom built her house; she hewed out seven columns). The Virgin was interpreted as the House of Wisdom.


Unknown
German, Hildesheim, about 1170s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.
MS. 64, FOL. 11V