The fallen Angel
"(...) Lucifer after being expelled from heaven for rebelling against God.
The author gives great importance to the anatomical shape of the character since he wants to represent him as he was known, as the most beautiful angel of all. The corporal posture is not more than an excuse to treat the muscles through an academicist technique.
Lucifer hides his face, does not want to show the pain he feels before the angels that flutter over him. In this way, its expressiveness is reflected in the gaze, full of anger, hatred and resentment. "
Review on the painting "The fallen angel" (1868), by Alexandre Cabanel.