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Michael Vanquishes Lucifer in a Large-Scale Tattoo by Peter Lagergren

Michael Vanquishes Lucifer in a Large-Scale Tattoo by Peter Lagergren
Entertainment2 min Read

This immaculate back-piece depicts the biblical battle between the Archangel Michael and Satan.

Decoding the Human Canvas is our series where we deconstruct the meaning behind profound pieces of large-scale body art. Be sure to check out some of our previous installments about Leda and the Swan, maritime symbolism, and Christ’s crucifixion

A closeup of Michael in Peter Lagergren's back-piece of the war of the angels (IG—peterlagergren). #backpiece #Christian #dragon #Lucifer #Michael #neotraditional #PeterLagergren #Satan #WaroftheAngels
Satan getting his throat run through by the Archangel Michael in Peter Lagergren's back-piece (IG—peterlagergren). #backpiece #Christian #dragon #Lucifer #Michael #neotraditional #PeterLagergren #Satan #WaroftheAngels
A closeup of the fallen angels in Peter Lagergren's large-scale tattoo (IG—peterlagergren). #backpiece #Christian #dragon #Lucifer #Michael #neotraditional #PeterLagergren #Satan #WaroftheAngels
The dragon's tail in Peter Lagergren's back-piece based on the Book of Revelation (IG—peterlagergren). #backpiece #Christian #dragon #Lucifer #Michael #neotraditional #PeterLagergren #Satan #WaroftheAngels
Peter Lagergren's back-piece depicting the fall of Lucifer (IG—peterlagergren). #backpiece #Christian #dragon #Lucifer #Michael #neotraditional #PeterLagergren #Satan #WaroftheAngels



Ross Howerton
Written byRoss Howerton

BA in Literary Studies from The New School. MFA in Creative Writing from NMSU. Staff Writer for Tattoodo. I love art, books, movies, music, and video games. Hit me up on Twitter @Powertonium

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