Saint Michael, the warrior angel, defeating the Evil. He is the chief of all spirits converted to God, protector of the Church and his name means "he who is like God". Dressed like a soldier, he triumphantly crushes the demon's head.


  • Title: Statue of Saint Michael Archangel
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Maini
  • Date Created: 1732
  • Physical Location: Palácio Nacional de Mafra, Portugal
  • Provenance: Rome, Italy
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: PNM © Direção-Geral do Património Cultural
  • Medium: Carrara marble

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