Saint Michael and the Dragon As Virtue Overcoming Vice
- School of Reims (French)
- 1275 - 1325
- Polychromed wood
- 36-1/2 x 20 in. (92.7 x 50.8 cm)
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- The Norton Simon Foundation
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- © The Norton Simon Foundation
In addition to their roles as messengers and guardians, angels also punish wrongdoers. Originally armed with a shield and sword, the Archangel Michael is the celestial warrior who crushes the devil, depicted here in the form of a dragon. As a Christian conflict, the group refers to the battle between good and evil.
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[Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York, sold 1965 to];
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