Angels & Demons - Habbakuk and the Angel, by Bernini

Angels & Demons - Habbakuk and the Angel, by Bernini - Preview Image

This image depicts a famous statue by G.L. Bernini - Habbakuk and the Angel.  It is reported that Bernini attended mass every day he worked on the marble sculpture and took communion twice a week. 

Looking closely at the statue, one sees that the tip of the angel's index finger is broken.  Click on the image to greatly expand its view.

Credits

Photo taken by Bede735 in May, 2013.  Online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.  License:  CC BY-SA 3.0.

 

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