Annunciation. Detail: Tile floor with Zodiac signs; Samson; David & Goliath.
Jan VAN EYCK
(c.1390 - c.1441)
15th c Netherlandish Renaissance (Northern) Painting
Oil; Canvas; Panel
Washington D.C. National Gallery of Art.
Possibly originally the left wing of a triptych. The signs of the Zodiac include Scorpio; Leo; and Sagittarius. The two Bible stories shown are David beheading Goliath and Samson destroying the Philistine temple.
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