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17th century FRENCH SCHOOL. Carmelite nun presenting...

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17th century FRENCH SCHOOL. Carmelite nun presenting the monstrance with the Eucharist. Oil on copper (minor scratches). H. 16.6 - L. 13 cm. 19th-century wood and gilded stucco frame decorated with shells, foliage and flowers. On the representation of the main Carmelite figures, from Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582) to Sister Catherine of Jesus (1589 - 1623) and Mother Marguerite of the Blessed Sacrament (1590 - 1660), please refer to the catalog of the exhibition L'Art du XVIIe siècle dans les carmels de France, Paris, Musée du Petit Palais, November 1982 - February 1983).