Detail Photos of the Mother of God in the Mosaic of the Annunciation at Mount Angel Seminary

by Sister Hilda Kleiman, OSB

A large mosaic of the Annunciation, which is located in one of the main buildings of Mount Angel Seminary, is the focus of two assignments in my writing course for students in college one.  These photos illustrate the details of the right side of the mosaic that depicts the Mother of God.  The mosaic is based on an icon written through the hand of Br. Claude Lane.

Incarnate Beauty also contains detail photos of the Holy Spirit and the Archangel Gabriel from this mosaic.

The Mother of God


The face of the Mother of God


The Greek initials for the Mother of God



The hands of the Mother of God


Highlights and shading of the undergarment of the Mother of God



The three stars on the outer garment of the Mother of God