The art of ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw by Robert T. Petersson

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .

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Subjects:

  • Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582 -- Art.,
  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.,
  • Crashaw, Richard, 1613?-1649 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Christian poetry, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Christian saints in art.,
  • Ecstasy.

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Statement[by] Robert T. Petersson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX652.T4 P4
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 160 p., 25 plates.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4368595M
ISBN 100710066104
LC Control Number78503647

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Get this from a library. The art of ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw. [Robert T Petersson]. Get this from a library. The art of ecstasy; Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw. [Robert T Petersson] -- Drawn from three related but diverse works: St. Teresa's autobiography, Bernini's Teresan chapel in Rome, and Richard Crashaw's "Hymn to Saint Teresa." After presenting Saint Teresa as a mystic.

Art of ecstasy. New York: Atheneum, (OCoLC) Named Person: Teresa, of Avila Saint; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Richard Crashaw; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Richard Crashaw; Teresa, of Avila Saint; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Richard Crashaw; Teresa (de Jesús) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert T.

Toggle book search form. Select type of book search you would like to make. Home Cat's Cradle Books The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw. Add to basket Buy Now Click for full-size. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of St. Teresa, –52, (Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome).

Saint Teresa. Saint Teresa was a Bernini who was canonized (made a Saint by the Church) in part because of the spiritual visions she experienced. She lived during the middle of the sixteenth Bernini in Spain—at the height of the Reformation.

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, was designed and completed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the leading sculptor of his day, who also.

On Richard Crashaw’s poem and its parallels with Bernini’s sculpture, see Robert T. Petersson, The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw (New York: Athenaeum, ), – On the madrigal, see Domenico Bernini, Life, –59; Baldinucci, Vita, 30; and Giovanni Previtali, “Il Constantino messo alla berlina o Bernino.

The art of ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. Baroque Masterpiece. 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 (), one of the leading Baroque sculptors of the Roman school.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Ecstasy of St. Teresa Artist / Origin: Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, –) Region: Europe Date: –52 Period: CE – CE Material: Marble, stucco, and gilt bronze Medium: Sculpture Dimensions: H: 11 ft.

6 in. ( m.) Location: Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy Credit: Courtesy of SCALA/Art. The Art of Ecstasy in Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, ). Pettavel, John, Metanoia: Essays in the Interpretation of Certain Passages in the Gospels (Haslemere: Phene Press, ).

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Khan Academy is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization. First Saint Teresa had the indescribable experience, and described it in her autobiography vividly enough to fire imaginations from one end of Europe to the other. Then Gianlorenzo Bernini depicted St.

Teresa having the experience, in a famous statue of the Cornaro Chapel of Sta. Maria della Vittoria in Rome; about the same time Richard [ ]. The art of ecstasy; Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw by Robert T Petersson (Book) But previous discussions have tended to focus on Bernini's sculpture alone.

This book is an extensive narrative considering all of his major architectural achievements and the complementary art at these sites. His colonnades at Piazza San Pietro, his huge. The baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s “Ecstasy of Saint Teresa” in the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rome is “at once very faithful to Teresa’s text and also highly.

Reading this article lead me to find a book about the connections between the saint, the sculptor and the poet: The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw by Robert T. Petersson (New York: Atheneum, )--first published in and winner of the National Catholic Book Award in Professor Petersson retired from Smith College in and died in   Saint Teresa wrote several books in which she described her visions.

Located above the altar of the Cornaro Chapel in Rome’s Santa Maria della Vittoria, Bernini’s The Ecstasy of St. Teresa represents an episode from the life of the saint as recorded in her spiritual autobiography. Teresa describes an angel carrying a fire-tipped spear with.

Robert T. Petersson: The Art of Ecstasy-Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw. New York, Atheneum, Pp. The study of the interchange of influences and of the interrelations among the arts remains a point of sharp debate in spite of the growing con-viction that the arts are inseparable and express similar views of a cultural age through.

The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa can be found in an elevated aedicule in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. It is the central sculptural group in white marble. It was designed and completed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Bernini was born in in Naples and lived to the age of He was. The Art Of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, And Crashaw liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving 3/5(1). As today is her feast, it seems appropriate to post Richard Crashaw's poetic tribute to St.

Teresa of Avila. As Robert T. Petersson notes in his book, The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw, St. Teresa was one of many leaders of the Counter Reformation in son states that Spanish reformers led the way, in fact, from St.

Ignatius of Loyola to St. Teresa and St. John of the. But in portraying Teresa’s spiritual ecstasy so physically, Bernini offers a powerful challenge to our conventional understanding of two different forms of love. ‘Agape’, the Greek word normally used for love or charity in the bible, is usually characterised as.

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Typical of Italian Baroque art, Bernini's Ecstasy of Saint Teresa tries to engage the viewer in order to _____. Inspire faith. Which of the following is NOT true of Bernini's Ecstasy of Saint Teresa. All of the marble was finished in the same way, unifying the figures with the architecture in the chapel.

When sculpting the Ecstasy of St. Teresa, Bernini aimed to emphasize: Bernini's David looks back to the Renaissance in the figure's elegance and proportions. Typical of Italian Baroque art, Bernini's "Ecstasy of St. Teresa" tries to engage the viewer in order to In Poussin's "Landscape with St.

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Ecstasy of Saint Teresa: | | Ecstasy of Saint Teresa | | | ||| | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and. Bernini and the Idealization of Death: The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni and the Altieri Chapel. Penn State Press. Robert Torsten Petersson.

The Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw. Atheneum. Robert Torsten Petersson. Bernini and the Excesses of Art. Fordham University Press.

Rudolf Wittkower. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, (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.

Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini was born inthe sixth of thirteen children of Angelica Galante and Pietro Bernini. Bernini's childhood was spent in Naples and he began sculpting from an early age working closely with his father, a successful Mannerist sculptor who carried out prestigious commissions in Naples and later Rome.

Bernini was a deeply religious Catholic and created his first work at. ecstacy of st teresa bernini Francois Duquesnoy () Exponent of a restrained form of classical sculpture. The traditional interpretation of Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa is relatively straightforward.

The sculpture portrays the Saint’s overpowering sense of spiritual pleasure in serving Christ. gian lorenzo bernini sculptural depiction of the ecstasy of saint teresa. The nuances of the sculpture are also wondrous to behold, as you can almost feel the sharpness of the arrow and the weight of Teresa’s clothing.

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