Angels

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Parkstone International, Jul 1, 2011 - Art - 256 pages
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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Contents

Introduction
8
Archangels
82
Guardian Angels Angel Choristers
102
Pictures of Angels as Authorised by
134
Angels in Pictures of the Virgin Mary
192
List of Illustrations
248
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