A Closer Look: Angels - A Closer Look (Paperback)
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A Closer Look: Angels - A Closer Look (Paperback)

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Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 18/05/2010
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Erika Langmuir examines the presence and surprisingly complicated history of angels in Christian art. She points out that angels need not be winged; they can wear antique dress, contemporary church vestments, secular fashions, armor, or nothing at all; their gender and age are uncertain; they may not even have bodies but appear only as winged heads; and they are not always good (Satan, of course, is a fallen angel). Langmuir explores these intriguing characteristics of angels by looking at some of the best-known and most engaging religious paintings in the Western tradition.

Publisher: National Gallery Company Ltd
ISBN: 9781857094848
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 210 x 146 x 8 mm

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