The Annunciation, tempera and gold on wood, 1485-92 (with some light disturbance in bands across the painting).
(Allesandro di Mariano Filipepi) Botticello, 1444/45-1510, Forence, Italy. Robert Lehman collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
A tiny masterpiece of a high Renaissance painting, smaller than an Apple IPAD. Mary, the mother of Jesus, remains the figure most represented in Western art.