Angels: The Light and Darkness of Heaven
This gallery presents the light and darkness that goes with the angels of Heaven.
Jan van Eyck use of bright colors gives the piece a rich and detailed feeling.
Lens presents a more masculine version of the angel Cupid.
The stark contrast between the pure white and the dark grey.
The war in Heaven, where the first angels fell to Hell and became demons.
Archangel Michael , note how he is depicted in a Roman fashion.
Archangel Michael defeats Satan and is about to hurl from Heaven into Hell.
Depicts scenes from Dante's "Inferno"
Blake depicts his Satan figure in light cool shades, very different from his Red Dragon figure.
Epic Battle from Milton's "Paradise Lost"
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Museo Lázaro Galdiano
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Yale Center for British Art
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
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