The age of the Renaissance was the age of rebirth. It was a time when the world woke up and recognized itself, Artist broke from the reigns of the Church and interpreted the world as they saw it. However, religious images did not go away but did have meanings of their own. Angels have appeared in the bible during the most important events from the Garden of Eden to the blowing of the trumpets in Revelation. Angels were also very common figures used in paintings and works of art during the Renaissance. The Renaissance artists, like angels, were messengers who clearly signify that times had changed. Lets take hold of the wings of the angels of the Renaissance to see what the artists had to say!