Michelangelo and the fig

 Two angels attend the scary prophetess known as the Cumaean Sibyl on the Sistine Chapel ceiling in the Vatican. One of the two angels sticks his thumb between his fingers. Look closely, and you will recognize this as ‘The fig‘ gesture described in an earlier post.

 The question is, which of the interpretations did Michelangelo intend his cherubic fig to convey from that vault of rendered heaven?
 

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