Rifle Wielding Angels

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Art influences and is influenced by the culture that produces it. Take a look at these 17th century paintings from Peru that feature angels carrying a particular type of matchlock rifle known as an arquebus.

Daniel Esparza has the details over at Aleteia.

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Pontifex University is an online university offering a Master’s Degree in Sacred Arts. For more information visit the website at www.pontifex.university

Lawrence Klimecki is a deacon for the diocese of Sacramento as well as a working artist, he writes on art and faith at www.DeaconLawrence.org 

 

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