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‘Archangel Ariel’ (Peru)


‘Archangel Ariel’ (Peru)


Angel Ariel makes his valiant presence felt in this painting, but his reputation evokes enigma. His name means “God’s Angel,” he is one of the seven princes that rule the waters though he is also considered as the “Great Lord of the Earth.” According to the poet John Milton, Ariel was a rebel angel who was defeated by Abdiel on the first day of the celestial wars. The devoted call upon Ariel to deliver them from demons, and he is considered to have assisted St. Raphael in the healing of the sick. Fernando Sayan Polo replicates an original composition by Francisco de Zurbar´┐Żn, exhibited in Lima’s cathedral. Titled “Arcangel Ariel” in Spanish. Resellable replica.