Depicted as cherubs, heavenly messengers, purveyors of celestial music, guardians, and companions, angels are among the most popular subjects painted by the world's greatest artists. This coloring book offers a fresh approach to this very old subject.
Thirty ready-to-color illustrations — adapted by Marty Nobel from superb works by Renaissance masters as well as brilliant seventeenth- to twentieth-century artists —depict this eternally appealing subject. Included are angelic figures by Botticelli, Raphael, Fra Angelico, Bouguereau, Evelyn de Morgan, Michele Tosini, and Brune-Jones, among others.
Brimming with divine creatures, this outstanding coloring book will delight would-be artists of all ages. Captions are included and all paintings are shown in full color on the covers.
About the Author
One of Dover's most gifted and versatile artists, Marty Noble is the creator of over 200 Dover items, including regular and stained glass books, stickers, tattoos, stencils, CD-ROMs, and more. Marty has also expertly re-created the art for most of the "Color Your Own . . . " series.
Table of Contents
Wilton Diptych. French School.
Lorenzo Monaco. The Annunciation with Saints Catherine, Anthony Abbot, Procolo and Francis.
Fra Angelico. The Annunciation.
Stefan Lochner. The Virgin in a Rose Arbor.
Melozzo da Forlì. Angel Playing the Violin.
Melozzo da Forlì. Music-Making Angel.
Sandro Botticelli. The Birth of Venus.
Sandro Botticelli. Annunciation.
Sandro Botticelli. Mystic Nativity.
Perugino. The Virgin and Child.
Gerard David. The Annunciation.
Raphael. The Sistine Madonna.
Raphael. Poetry from Ceiling of the Stanza della Segnatura.
Michele Tosini. Annunciation.
François-Pascal-Simon, Baron Gérard. Cupid and Psyche.
Victor Louis Mottez. The Education of the Virgin.
William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Young Girl Defending Herself against Eros.
William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Cupidon.
William-Adolphe Bouguereau. The Abduction of Psyche.
Edward Burne-Jones. The Annunciation.
Edward Burne-Jones. Love.
Edward Burne-Jones. Two panels from The Days of Creation.
John Melhuish Strudwick. The Ramparts of God's House.
Edward Robert Hughes. Night with Her Train of Stars.
Evelyn de Morgan. An Angel Piping to the Souls in Hell.
Evelyn de Morgan. Eos.
Evelyn de Morgan. Aurora Triumphans.
Evelyn de Morgan. The Angel of Death.
Frederick Judd Waugh. The Knight of the Holy Grail.
John Duncan. St. Bride.