Angels on Canvas
From the famous cherubs of Raphael (seen above) to the sensuously draped angels of Abbott Thayer, artists have imagined and depicted angels in unique ways throughout history.
Here at Beliefnet, our readers also love angels and some of them have shared their favorite paintings on our site. While we don't know all the artists behind these amazing paintings, we have collected some of the best for your enjoyment.
Click through our gallery to see how artists yesterday and today have envisioned angels.