Admission of Saint Bernard to the Cistercian Order

Admission of Saint Bernard to the Cistercian Order

In 1112 Bernard sought a more vigorous monastic life by leaving a Benedictine abbey and joining the Cistercians.

Gaspar de Crayer (1584-1669).
Art Gallery of Ontario
c. 1660
Oil on canvas
Acc. No. 95/141. PMA:J99.1632.
© Art Gallery of Ontario.


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