"The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa" by Gian Lorenzo Bernini Analytical Essay by Top Papers

"The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa" by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
An analysis of the preliminary drawings and Terracotta models of the "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa" by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
# 137010 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Sculpture)


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The paper analyzes the main facets of composition and form within the preliminary drawings and terracotta models that Bernini had created for "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa." The paper highlights the effects of detail that define the genius of her garments and the symbolic representation of her deep trance under God's glory, and shows how Bernini sought to create a three-dimensional sculpture through models that would work in conjunction with the architecture and effects of lighting as a type of theatrical expression of this medium within the Church.

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