Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Angel with the Sudarium

Angel with the Sudarium by Cosimo Fancelli, Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome
“Angel with the Sudarium” by Cosimo Fancelli
Respice faciem Christi tui
(Look upon the face of Thy Christ)

Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, May 2011

See also: Vulnerasti cor meum - Angel with the Column - Angel with the Whips - Angel with the Crown of Thorns - Angel with the Garment and Dice - Angel with the Nail - Angel with the Cross - Angel with the Superscription - Angel with the Sponge - Angel with the Lance


Theanne and Baron said...

It was interesting to learn about the Sudarium! Now I understand what the angel is holding and why it is considered sacred! Nice angel for the photograph...great shadows!

Dina said...

This is a nice idea for an angel statue.
I had almost forgotten the word sudarium. Thanks for the artistic reminder.

cieldequimper said...

That's my Latin lesson for today.

joo said...

As you know, I love angels and this one is a great example of the 'speces'