"They are given wings at all in order to suggest the swiftness of unimpeded intellectual energy. They are given human form because man is the only rational creature we know. Creatures higher in the natural order than ourselves, either incorporeal or animating bodies of a sort we cannot experience, must be represented symbolically if they are to be represented at all..."
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Labels: angels, anthropomorphic personifications, art, gods, illustration
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