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The Fall of the Rebel Angels
  • Jean Mignon
    active 1535–1555
    active: France
  • The Fall of the Rebel Angels, circa 1545–1555
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 623 x 446 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24 1/2 x 17 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 35 x 26 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 15 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Funded by gift from the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0157
Description
Literature

Page crowded with nude figures falling to beasts and fire below. Some of the figures have wings, arms, spears, swords, and armor (identified as angels) others have wings and horns (identified as rebel angels).