Gian lorenzo bernini, ecstasy of saint teresa, 1647-52 (cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome) speakers: dr beth harris and dr steven zucker this is saint teresa's description of the. An absolute baroque masterpiece by gianlorenzo bernini, hidden in small church close to termini station in rome santa maria della vittoria (our lady of victory) hosts one or the most amazing baroque masterpieces: the ecstasy of st teresa, by gianlorenzo bernini. Gian lorenzo bernini, ecstasy of saint teresa, 1647-52 (cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome) this is saint teresa’s description of the event that bernini depicts: beside me, on the left, appeared an angel in bodily form. Gian lorenzo bernini (italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒan loˈrɛntso berˈniːni] also gianlorenzo or giovanni lorenzo 7 december 1598 – 28 november 1680) was an italian sculptor and architect while a major figure in the world of architecture, he was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with. The ecstasy of st teresa, 1652 by gian lorenzo bernini baroque sculpture santa maria della vittoria, rome, italy.
The ecstasy of st teresa, marble and gilded bronze niche sculpture by gian lorenzo bernini, 1645–52 in the cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome scala/art resource, new york learn about this topic in these articles. Gian lorenzo bernini, ecstasy of st teresa, 1645–52, (cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome) saint teresa saint teresa was a nun who was canonized (made a saint by the church) in part because of the spiritual visions she experienced. -describes st teresa's experience with god almost in a sexual manner, cornaro chapel, gianlorenzo bernini, 1642, • marble • this piece illustrates bernini's masterful ability with sculptures to make them more than a piece of marble to look at but just as much a snapshot of an event as would a painting of a historic scene. Simon schama on bernini a century after the creation of the ecstacy of st theresa, a french art lover doing the tour of rome entered the church of s maria della vittoria in rome, peered at the.
Buy ecstasy of st theresa statue sculpture repoduction - gian lorenzo bernini: bernini ecstasy of st teresa sculpture on watercolor paper $2400 next this item: ecstasy of st theresa statue sculpture repoduction - gian lorenzo bernini set up a giveaway. The ecstasy of saint teresa is a white marble sculpture that was created by gian lorenzo bernini bernini was considered one of the great sculptors of his day the sculpture was commissioned by a venetian cardinal and was completed in 1652. The piece of art that i chose for my baroque art example is: the ecstasy of st theresa by giovanni lorenzo bernini in the year 1652 it was first under construction in from 1647 to 1652 standing 11 feet, 6 inches high it brightens up the cornaro chapel, in santa maria dell vittoria, rome. Ecstasy of st theresa the most successful of bernini's scenographic works is the earlier cornaro chapel (1647-52), which shows the conversion of st teresa, watched by members of the cornaro family. Gian lorenzo bernini, ecstasy of st theresa, white marble, 1652 saint theresa was a nun who was canonized because of the spiritual visions she experienced the chapel is called the cornaro chapel, after the cornaro family who owned it and commissioned bernini to sculpt saint theresa.
Gian lorenzo bernini played an instrumental role in establishing the dramatic, writhing visual vocabulary of the baroque style dominating the roman art world of the 17th century, bernini enjoyed the patronage of its cardinals and popes while overturning the artistic traditions of classical. One of the greatest sculptures from the era of baroque art, the marble ensemble known as the ecstasy of saint teresa (l'estasi di santa teresa), located in the cornaro chapel of the church of santa maria della vittoria, was carved by bernini (1598-1680), one of the leading baroque sculptors of the roman school. Advanced years: the wild success of the ecstasy of saint theresa immediately revived bernini's career, and the artist experienced continuing success and popularity until his death in 1680 gian lorenzo bernini biography. When we look at theecstasy of saint theresaby bernini we have to consider the entire space of the chapel the chapel is called the cornaro chapel, after the cornaro.
Media in category ecstasy of st theresa by bernini the following 48 files are in this category, out of 48 total. The ecstasy of saint teresa (alternatively saint teresa in ecstasy or transverberation of saint teresa in italian: l'estasi di santa teresa or santa teresa in estasi) is the central sculptural group in white marble set in an elevated aedicule in the cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome. The ecstasy of st teresa » gian lorenzo bernini (italian, 1598–1680) born in the castilian town of ávila in 1515, teresa sánchez de cepeda y ahumada entered a carmelite convent around the age of twenty, but it was not until the 1550s that she began to experience divine visions like the one to which gian lorenzo bernini gives tangible form.
Gian lorenzo bernini’s sculptural altarpiece, the ecstasy of saint teresa, in the cornaro chapel of the roman church of santa maria della vittoria (1652), is regarded as the pinnacle of baroque “theatricality” in bernini’s use of the bel composto , or unification of the arts. The ecstasy of saint theresa is a marble statue made by gian lorenzo bernini (naples, 7 december 1598 - rome, 28 november 1680) in 1647 it can be found in the santa maria della vittoria church in the della vittoria-district in rome. Bernini, gian lorenzo: the ecstasy of st teresa the ecstasy of st teresa, marble and gilded bronze niche sculpture by gian lorenzo bernini, 1645–52 in the cornaro chapel, santa maria della vittoria, rome.