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The second conversion of St. Theresa

Unknown, probably Cusco1740/1760

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
Santiago de Chile, Chile

Kneeling and with her hands crossed on the chest, the foundress of the reformed Carmelites prays before a crucifix, placed on a small altar. The subject for this painting is taken from her autobiography, Book of Life, and shows her second conversion and total committed to divine will.

Details

  • Title: The second conversion of St. Theresa
  • Creator: Unknown, probably Cusco
  • Date: 1740/1760
  • Physical Dimensions: w82 x h118 x d5 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Donation
  • Type: Religious painting
  • Rights: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • External Link: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Technique: Oil on canvas
  • Exhibition: Santiago de Chile, 33.4012862,70.5079439

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