The protagonist of this remarkable artwork is Knowledge. Represented by the books, it serves as a support for the umpteenth winged animal of the artist’s imagination. The artwork is a metaphor for the power of knowledge to elevate the soul.
Richard Texier Today widely regarded as one of the best living artists of his generation. Texier began painting at a young age and his keen interest in the history of astronomy largely inspired the creation of his own personnel cosmography; Theoria Sacra is a later excellent example of his passion.