Hans Memling ca. 1433 – 1494

Archangel Michael

oil on panel (41 × 16 cm) — 1480 Museum Wallace Collection, London

Hans Memling biography

This work is linked to Revelation 12:7

This used to be the right wing of a triptych. The center panel probably showed a pietà by Rogier van der Weyden; Memling painted the wings.

Michael, protector of Israel, is usually depicted holding a sword.

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