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St. Michael Triumphant over the Rebel Angels
  • Christoph Schwarz
    circa 1548–1592
    born: Munich, Germany ; died: Munich, Germany
  • St. Michael Triumphant over the Rebel Angels, circa 1587
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • pen, ink, chalk
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.1 x 17 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 6 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0094

Saint Michael spears the devil (rebel) angel in the center of the composition; other fallen angels flank Saint Michael, to the left and right. Above are angels dancing in the sky framed by clouds. Pen and brown ink over black chalk squared in red chalk.