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St. Michael the Archangel Garden Angel Statue
After a 1636 painting by artist Guido Reni (1575-1642) Santa Maria della Concezione Rome
Expected back in stock: November 17
One of the most popular images in European art, this grand-scale, museum-quality sculpture pays homage to the Renaissance work by Reni. An astonishingly detailed image, our more than four-foot-tall "St. Michael" is cast in quality designer resin and finished to replicate fine marble. With outstretched wings and strong diagonal line indicated by the thrust of a sword, this investment in quality art depicts St. Michael defeating the devil.
- Ships in 4 pieces simple assembly required.
- Too large for our collection of plinths.
About The Artist
Guido Reni (1575-1642)
Italian painter Guido Reni painted high-Baroque paintings and was quite prominent in his day. Reni paintings commonly were religious works and mythological scenes that received critical praise.
Reni was born in Bologna and began studying painting when he was only nine years old. After visiting Rome in 1600 Reni decided that emulating the antique and recent Roman arts would be his life passion. Especially admiring Raphael Reni also painted clear light and perfectly formed bodies with a lively ambiance. Like many other painters from Bologna Reni's paintings were thematic such as Archangel St. Michael and verifiably eclectic.
Reni was essentially a classical artist in the academic genre but his elegant paintings and his unrelenting quest for artistic perfection transcend time and style.
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Weights & Dimensions
- 36.5"Wx25"Dx49.5"H. 68 lbs.
- Base: 21"W x 14"D.