Dorothea Frances MacLagan (1895-1982):
The angel of revelation, circa 1925
Unframed (ref: 8452)
Oil on canvas
18 x 11 3/4 in. (45 x 29.8 cm)
This striking image is likely to show the Archangel Gabriel - known as the angel of revelation or announcement. He plays a significant role in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and many other faiths, acting as a messenger for God. In the Bible, Gabriel can be found in the books of Luke and Daniel.