Angels (The Pocket Guide Series)

Angels (The Pocket Guide Series)

by Erika Langmuir
     
 

In this Pocket Guide Erika Langmuir explores the surprisingly complicated history of angels in Western art. Looking at some of the most engaging paintings in the National Gallery, she shows how artistic depictions mirrored the increasing sophistication of angelic doctrine, which eventually proposed the existence of nine types of angels, many of which had specific…  See more details below

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In this Pocket Guide Erika Langmuir explores the surprisingly complicated history of angels in Western art. Looking at some of the most engaging paintings in the National Gallery, she shows how artistic depictions mirrored the increasing sophistication of angelic doctrine, which eventually proposed the existence of nine types of angels, many of which had specific attributes and functions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857092493
Publisher:
National Gallery Publications, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Pocket Guides Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 8.58(h) x (d)

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