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Angels in art

Angels have appeared in works of art for millennia. Angel-shaped beings appear in ancient Mesopotamian and Greek art and were probably the inspiration for the popular Christian image of angels.

Angels remained a popular subject for Byzantine and European paintings and sculpture.

Several famous examples are:

Contemporary works of art with angels:



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