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Unformatted text preview: Here's another direct comparison between Dore and di Paolo, where St. John questions Dante on the subject of Charity, one of the three ecclesiastical virtues. Cherubim Slide 10-64: Cherubim. S. Marco Cupola Demus, Otto. The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco, Venice. Chicago: U. Chicago, 1988. P. 44A. We haven't seen any angels since we left the archangels. Each sphere has its own type, but they have not been depicted by artists. But here in the fixed stars we have the Cherubim, little babylike creatures. They are probably recycled classical putti . Sometimes only winged heads are shown. Others are shown with several sets of wings, often in the shape of a cross....
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- Fall '10
- Beatrice Portinari, di paolo, John Questions Dante