Great 17th century religious painting, Saint Teresa of Avila

Antique religious artwork from 17th century. Oil on canvas artwork depicting Saint Teresa of Avila, one of the most important figures of the Catholic reform thanks to her activity as a writer and founder of the Discalced Carmelite nuns and friars. Painting of great pictorial quality, to note the mastery with which the painter represented the hands of the Saint, the folds of the clothes and the memento mori, that is the skull, a warning on the transience of life. Non coeval lacquered and gilded frame, beautifully decorated, with some signs of aging. Painting that has undergone a restoration with relining and color recovery in some small points, overall in excellent state of conservation. Sight size H 122 x W 104 cm.

Sizes: H 146 x L 130 x P 7 cm

Technique: Oil on canvas

Age: 17th century

Cod: 10328




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