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What are some famous paintings of heaven?

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Some famous paintings of heaven include "Heaven and Hell" and "A Soul Brought to Heaven." Both of these paintings involve the accession of the subject to heaven.

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"Heaven and Hell" is a famous painting by Octave Tassaert. This painting has a similar orientation to that of a portrait painting. At the bottom of the painting, the viewer sees a person surrounded by minions. As the eye moves up the painting, the people begin to appear more angel-like and the painting features lighter colors and a more dream-like quality.

Painted by William-Adolphe Bougureau in 1868, "A Soul Brought to Heaven" shows two angels carrying a deceased woman to heaven. In the distance, a golden light offsets the outline of another angel or possibly God.

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