Even today, the splendid appearance of angels remains undiminished. Images of these heavenly and powerful messengers convey protection, innocence and calm, and have been an inspiration to religious artists throughout the history of art. This book illustrates the most impressive representations of angels, from delicate, whimsical cupids to majestic depictions of the archangel Michael, and from medieval to modern times.
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Alessandro di Mariano Altarpiece Andrea Mantegna Angelico angels appear Annunciation archangels artists Bartolomé Estebán Perez Bruegel the Elder Caravaggio Caravaggio Michelangelo Merisi celestial cherub cherubim Child Enthroned Christ Church cm Galleria cm Musée cm The National colour Coronation depicted Diego Velázquez Estebán Perez Murillo Evangelists Flight into Egypt Florence Fra Angelico Francesco Botticini Fresco Galleria degli Uffizi Glory guardian angels Hans Memling Harmensz heaven heavenly Hermitage Museum hierarchy human Immaculate Conception John the Baptist Last Judgment Madonna and Child Maestà Mariano Filipepi Matthew Michelangelo Buonarroti Michelangelo Merisi Michelangelo Michelangelo Buonarroti Musée du Louvre National Gallery Oil on canvas Oil on wood painted Peter Paul Rubens Pieter I Bruegel Raffaello Sanzio Raphael Raffaello Sanzio representations of angels represented Rijn Rembrandt Sacrifice of Isaac Sandro Botticelli Sandro Botticelli Alessandro scenes Scriptures seraphim symbol symbolising Tempera on panel Tempera on wood throne Tommaso Masaccio Triptych Virgin and Child wings wood panel