Azrael is the Archangel of Death in some traditions. He is also the angel of retribution in Islamic theology and Sikhism. The name Azrael is an English form of the Arabic name ʿIzrāʾīl (عزرائيل) or Azra'eil (عزرایل), the name traditionally attributed to the angel of death in some sects of Islam and Sikhism, as well as some Hebrew lore.
"Moonrise" (2008), By Tsuyoshi Nagano, Oil on Canvas; Tokyo, Japan. Member of the Society of Illustrators and the Japan Publication Artist League #angels Artist Website: http://artas1.com/tsuyoshi_nagano/ Artist Gallery: http://en.tis-home.com/tsuyoshi-nagano/works/9