Description The colorful and dramatic portrait of Michael the Archangel shows him in battle with Satan and the forces of evil. Guido Reni's painting is reinterpreted in this Victorian chromolithograph displaying brilliant colors against a threatening background of clouds and fire.
Linda Battocchio Member Since October 2014 Artist Statement Decora.tif Collections features elegant antique images printed during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The majority of the prints are chromolithographs from advertising trade cards, postcards, cigar box labels and illustrations. The enlargements display the vivid colors Victorians used with enthusiasm. The distinctive dot patterns provide a lively and charming texture. They have been digitally restored, enhanced and given new life using twenty first century editing and printing technology.