"The Ecstasy Of Sainte Thérèse, Superb Oil On Copper From XVII Eme Century"Superb oil on copper of the XVII th century representing the ecstasy of Saint Thérèse.
the composition is magnificent: Saint Thérèse therefore appears in front of her "appearance" in full ecstasy, supported by two angels.
Sainte Thérèse is in full swell, we no longer know if her face describes pain or spasms.
The painter knew how to restore the mystery of the ecstasy of the saint, through her face but also through her body which collapses almost lifeless while two angels of great beauty support her.
before her stands her vision in the middle of clouds: this apparition holds in her hand the golden spear with a small fire at the end! This same lance that Saint Thérèse feels penetrate to the bottom of her womb and which leaves her on fire with a great love of God!
such and such intense pain gripped her, making her moan but yet the sweetness of this excessive pain was such that she could not want to be rid of it.
according to his writings.
the scene takes place in front of a beautiful architectural ensemble, and in the background at the foot of the Saint appears a beautiful landscape.
the composition is very consistent and corresponds to the memories of Sainte Thérèse.
one has the impression here that it is the baby Jesus himself who appears to him to pierce it. the colors are superb, the reds and blues are lively and deep, difficult to restore in photos. almost no restoration.
a Flemish style frame in blackened wood from the end of the 19th century frames this beautiful copper panel.
work of great finesse and precision, the details of which must be seen closely. a magnificent ecstasy of Sainte Thérèse, a very beautiful painting of high quality, and a very balanced representation.
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