The title of this etching is, GABRIEL’S ANNOUNCEMENT. This is from Edition of TWO of FIVE, Print Number ONE of Five. The zinc plate employed for this work measured six inches high by nine inches wide, or 15.240cm by 22.860cm. The etching size is 11 inches high by 15 inches wide, or 27.940cm x 38.100cm. The media include a blend of seven oil-based, French etching inks and Rives BFK white paper. The studio techniques include Intaglio Drypoint. This Di Falco etching was inspired by and adapted from a Fresco by Fra Angelico ENTITLED, The Annunciation, 1442-43 at the Convento di San Marco, Florence. Please note that this etching is shipped to the buyer without a frame or mat. This keeps the price reasonable and also allows the collector a wide range of choice in framing selection. For shipment, a sturdy cardboard box is employed. The etching is first wrapped in two layers of acid free glassine and then placed between two archival boards. This is next placed into the shipping box and securely packed with bubble wrap. The price does not include any shipment cost.