"The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds" by Thomas Cole

at the Chrysler Museum of Art

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this thing is massive, almost 15.5 feet wide by 8.5 feet tall, not including the frame. would love to see it in person one day.

by the by, this moment (not the painting) plays an important part in my Cold War Christmas novel, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”.

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