About the Artist:
Théophile Raynaud (1583-1663) was a French Jesuit theologian and writer. Raynaud entered the Society of Jesus in 1602. He then taught grammar and humanities at Avignon, and philosophy and theology at Lyon and then for a time at Rome.
Raynaud was an erudite theologian and a writer of great fertility. There are 92 know works of his, covering almost the entire field of Catholicism. [DES-11/15]