Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels

Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels, 1150, Hildegard von Bingen

Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels is a Medieval Ink and Gold Leaf Drawing created by Hildegard von Bingen in 1150. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Angels and Catholicism. Download

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The Choirs of Angels illustrates one of 26 religious visions that were transcribed by Hildegard von Bingen, describing the creation and structure of the universe and the narrative of salvation. These visions were collected into a visionary theology known as the Scivias.

Reed Enger, "Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels," in Obelisk Art History, Published January 27, 2016; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/hildegard-von-bingen/scivias-i.6-the-choirs-of-angels/.

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