Circle 2 - by Rembrandt. Slide 10-37: REMBRANDT: Tobias and...

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Circle 2. Mercury Slide 10-35: Mercury Pope-Hennessy, John. Paradiso. The Illuminations of Dante's Divine Comedy by Giovanni di Paolo. NY: Random, 1993. p. 87 Lets now head for Mercury, shown by di Paolo as a golden disk. Mercury, naked, stands surrounded by seven heavenly intelligences. Humanity, represented by the four youths, are being guided by both the Old and New Testaments. Archangels Mercury is the sphere that has the most interesting rank of angels, the archangels. There are only three, Raphael, Gabriel, and Michael. Raphael appears in the Old Testament Apocrypha Tobit , in some tale involving a fish, as in this drawing
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Unformatted text preview: by Rembrandt. Slide 10-37: REMBRANDT: Tobias and Raphael Ward, Roger. Durer to Matisse - Exhibition Catalog. Kansas City: Nelson, 1996. p. 101 Gabriel is the archangel of the Annunciation, shown in this painting by Fra Angelico, one of the best portrayers of the annunciation. Slide 10-39: FRA ANGELICO: Annunciation Hartt, Frederic. Italian Renaissance Art. NY: Abrams, 1994. p. 14 But the superstar of the archangels is Michael from Revelations. Michael is often shown banishing Lucifer and the rebellious angels to hell. Slide 10-41: BLAKE: Michael Clark. Romantic...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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