Ecstasy of St. Theresa

Ecstasy of St. Theresa

The facial expression of Theresa in Bernini's masterpiece shows that the union in love vivifies the whole of a person's being, mind, body and soul.

Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680)
Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome/Bridgeman Art Library
c. 1647–1652
Marble
PHD 968
© Bridgeman Art Library


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