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    John Duncan. St Bride - best thing in the National Gallery of Scotland and used to have a print hanging above my midden (bed). Story is that Bride/Bridget was taken by the angels to the nativity to serve as a handmaiden to Mary. There is a better legend which says that when Jesus was born it was actually twins. The first child was a girl and she was spirited away by the angels to begin the Celtic Church, where women were respected unlike in the patriarchal Church of Rome.

    Cecilia by James Christensen

    Illuminated Manuscripts

    mary

    Roses and Violin Woodblock Original Art Print - Mari Toma

    St. Michael

    St. Michael the Archangel 1476

    Mexican Folk Art Angel

    John William Waterhouse The Annunciation, detail

    "A fairy orchestra" by Cicely Mary Barker illustration for The Water Babies

    St. Michael

    By Melissa Castrillon

    St. Gabriel the Archangel

    by Masaaki Sasamoto ~ from the 2008 gallery...angel wings

    ""St. Michael Overwhelming the Demon" (1518)"

    Song of the Soul Music Art, Harrison Fisher Illustration on Antique Chopin Music Page, Woman Playing Violin Mixed Media Art

    Madonna with Child Clothed in Sunlight. Polish Painting Masterpieces. Parich church in Przydonica

    Roy Lichtenstein - The Violin, 1976

    Memory map of a route in St. Albans. Stitched map illustration onto white linen fabric. By A bobbins tale, via Flickr

    Jan Brett: The Mitten

    Angel with violin, Boxworth by TheRevSteve, via Flickr