La Extasis De San Pascual Baylon

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La Extasis De San Pascual Baylon (translation: Ecstasy of St. Pascual Baylon) is an 1836 painting in oil on canvas by Juan Arceo. It depicts St. Pascual Baylon's life and attracts numerous devotees from around the country. The artwork measures 245.1 x 166.4 cm. It is found at the Franciscan Rectory, Parish of San Pedro Bautista, San Francisco, Del Monte, Quezon City.[1]

Visuals

The main scene depicted in the painting is during St. Pascual Baylon’s intense moments of prayer in his devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. These moments show when he would be lifted from the ground due to religious ecstasy. Around it are inspiring events during the saint’s life on earth.[1]

Reference

  1. 1.0 1.1 CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, 1st ed. Philippines: CCP Publications Office, 1994.

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