Tag Archives: Angels

1906: The Light Shineth in Darkness and the Darkness Comprehendeth it Not

Evelyn de Morgan: The Light Shineth in Darkness and the Darkness Comprehendeth it Not (1906)

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1903: Bicycle as Angel

A model in Hugo Simberg’s studio for his painting The Wounded Angel (1903). A bicycle is playing the part of the angel. Sources here and here.

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1793: With Jocund Music Charm his Ear

Henry Fuseli: The Shepherd’s Dream, from “Paradise Lost” (1793) The “shepherd’s dream” in Paradise Lost (1667) is an extended simile that Milton uses at the end of Book I after Satan and his fallen angels have lost in their first … Continue reading

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1889: Fallen Angel

James Ensor: The Expulsion of the Fallen Angel (1889)

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1805: Cenotaph

Antonio Canova: Cenotaph for Marie Christine of Austria [detail] (1805)

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1894: Ministered to by Angels

James Tissot: Jesus Ministered to by Angels (1886-1894)

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1939: Education

William Krusoe: Spirit of Education (WPA Mural, Lincoln High School, Cleveland) (1939) (source)

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