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COURTESY NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON

St. Mary in Medieval Art

I associate many cities with paintings that live in them. Long before I moved here in 2006, mention of Washington, D.C. often brought to mind Jan van Eyck’s “Annunciation.” This 3-foot-tall panel was made in the 1430s, centuries before anyone had ever imagined this city. The painting was here when[Read More…]