In-depth essays reveal the stories of fallen angels, angels in disguise, and angels who have fought for God. There are also inspiring accounts of those who have been visited by angelsJoan of Arc, St. Joseph, King Lear, William Blake, Daniel, Jacoband how each eventually overcame his hardship with the help of an angel.
A full reference section is included in the back of the book, along with a visual glossary of images and illustrations describing each piece of art in detail and noting the name, date, location and artist.
Gloriously illustrated throughout with a gatefold cover that opens like church doors.
Edward Lucie-Smith is an internationally known art critic and historian who has published more than a hundred books, including a biography of Joan of Arc, a historical novel, and more than sixty books about art. He is regarded as the most prolific and widely published writer on art.