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The archangel saint Michael

<p>Saint Michael, archangel, 17th-18th century, painted wood, the fortified monastery of Saint Miquel d&rsquo;Escornalbou.</p>

Saint Michael, archangel, 17th-18th century, painted wood, the fortified monastery of Saint Miquel d’Escornalbou.

Free standing sculpture representing saint Michael with a sword, trampling on the devil. Saint Michael is shown winged (as an archangel) and dressed as a Roman general wielding a short sword in his right hand. On the ground there is a representation of the devil with the features of a goat.

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