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Angels: National Gallery Pocket Guide
     

Angels: National Gallery Pocket Guide

by Erika Langmuir
 
As we look at some of the best known and most engaging religious paintings in the Western tradition, it becomes clear that angels can have many intriguing characteristics--they need not be winged, their gender and age are uncertain, they may not even be good (Satan is a fallen angel). This original Pocket Guide examines the surprisingly complicated history of angels

Overview

As we look at some of the best known and most engaging religious paintings in the Western tradition, it becomes clear that angels can have many intriguing characteristics--they need not be winged, their gender and age are uncertain, they may not even be good (Satan is a fallen angel). This original Pocket Guide examines the surprisingly complicated history of angels in Christian art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300079234
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
National Gallery London Publications
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.75(w) x 8.63(h) x (d)

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