3 pairs of wings


21 February 1974, Vatican City
Angel (porch of St. Mark’s, Venice)
design and engrave: A. Quieti

I thought about the difficulty of painting wings which are sticking out from a dressed angel on the previous image by Fra Angelico. Were there holes on the back of her dress..? And this image is beyond those details – the whole body of the angel is covered by 3 pair of wings.

I visited Venice many times, but I haven’t been inside St Mark’s Basilica. Another place is added to my list, where I wish to visit when we can travel again.



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