Angel Trail

We are celebrating the festive season by taking a closer look at angels across the collection.

Watch the Angel Trail film series.

Seek out the angels in some of our best loved paintings, and find out more about them here: 

Painting
Matteo di Giovanni
probably 1474
Matteo di Giovanni: 'The Assumption of the Virgin'
Painting
Lorenzo Monaco
1407-9
Lorenzo Monaco: 'The Coronation of the Virgin'
Painting
English or French (?)
about 1395-9
English or French (?), The Wilton Diptych
Painting
Piero della Francesca
1470-5
Piero della Francesca: 'The Nativity'
Painting
Fra Filippo Lippi
about 1450-3
Fra Filippo Lippi: 'The Annunciation'
Painting
Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece
about 1485-1500
Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece: 'The Virgin and Child with Musical Angels'
Painting
Geertgen tot Sint Jans
possibly about 1490
Geertgen tot Sint Jans: 'The Nativity at Night'
Painting
Bartolomé Bermejo
1468
Bartolomé Bermejo: 'Saint Michael Triumphs over the Devil'
Painting
Hans Memling
about 1478
Hans Memling: 'The Donne Triptych'