Appearance of Sts Catherine and Michael to Joan of Arc
Appearance of Sts Catherine and Michael to Joan of Arc c1843 by German Painter Hermann Stilke (1803 – 1860); a painter and draughtsman of religious and romantic scenes.
This is the Left-Hand Panel of The Life of Joan of Arc Triptych artwork. It depicts Joan of Arc kneeling in the forest when Saint Catherine and Saint Michael appear before her, shrouded in the eternal light of GOD as they float on a cloud and bestow upon her the divine energy of the Lord to accomplish the task that will confront her.
This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.
Info Below Derived From Wikipedia.org
Anton Hermann Stilke was born in Berlin the Kingdom of Prussia on January 29, 1803 he was a German Painter studying at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts and then in 1821 studying at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts under German Master Professor Peter von Cornelius (1783 – 1867).
From there he went to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf; where he painted along with German Painter Karl Stürmer (1803 – 1881) the unfinished fresco The Last Judgment in the Assisensaal in Koblenz.
In 1827 Anton traveled through Northern Italy on a study trip, arriving in Rome in 1828. Then in 1833 he returned to the Düsseldorf Academy, where he taught from 1839 – 1843.
From 1842 – 1846 Anton worked in the Knight’s Hall at Stolzenfels Castle near Koblenze on the banks of the Rhine River; and in 1850 he settled in Berlin where he died at the age of 57 on September 22, 1860.