Piccini's St. Teresa

St. Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582).
Avvisi spirituali della gloriosa madre Santa Teresa di Giesù, commentati
Venice: Andrea Poletti, 1737. (BRA2195)

Suor Isabella Piccini engraved this portrayal of St. Teresa of Ávila in 1720, when the plate was used as the frontispiece for the first edition of the saint’s “Spiritual Advice.” The exhibited second edition was published three years after Piccini’s death in 1734.

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