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Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, the most outstanding piece of work of Bernini

Canonized largely for the spritual visions she experienced, Teresa of Ávila was a Spanish noblewoman who chose a monastic life in the Catholic Church. The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa is the central sculptural group in white marble set in an elevated aedicule in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. It was designed and…