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Maker(s):Flack, Audrey
Culture:American (1931- )
Title:Ecstasy of Saint Theresa
Date Made:2013
Type:Print
Materials:Serigraph on Heavy Arches Digital paper
Place Made:North America; United States; Pennsylvania; Fairfield county: Easton
Measurements:Sheet: 29 3/16 in x 22 1/8 in; 74.1 cm x 56.2 cm; Image: 22 9/16 in x 16 in; 57.3 cm x 40.6 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2014.36.2
Credit Line:Gift of the Experimental Printmaking Institute in honor of Harold and Janet Tague (Janet Hickey, Class of 1966)
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Currently on view

Description:
Head and neck of a woman wearing a nun's habit. The head is tilted back, eyes are closed, and mouth is slightly open. Below and to the left of the woman's head is a gold tube of bright red lipstick. Below the head and to the right is text reading: "I saw in his hand a little gold and at the point a little fire / He thrust it into my heart and pierced my very entrails. When he / drew it out he seemed to draw them out also and leave me / on fire with a great love."

Tags:
women; women artists; Christianity; cosmetics; text; saints

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