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ICONOGRAPHIC PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS ANGEL IN THE CONTEXT OF BIBLE
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The article describes the iconographic images of Christ in the form of an angel, which developed in the art of the east, but were also present in the West. Such images are often associated with a symbolic representation of the Divine Wisdom, an example of which is the icon Sophia-Wisdom of God coming from Novgorod. The icon in the center of this is shown angel who can be identified with the Son of God or the Holy Spirit. The inspiration for these subjects were texts from the Book of Sirach, the Book of Wisdom, or the Book of Proverbs. To be known iconographic types on Christ Sacred Silence, which was based on the prophecies of Isaiah. In the West, the more popular he was painting entitled Christ Crucified Serafin, which is based on the vision of St. Francis of Assisi. The best-known present Christ as an angel also appear to topics showing the type of the Old Testament Trinity, where the three angels who sit at the table imagine the three divine Persons. The most famous of this type of icon is by Andrew Rublev.
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