This was the case, for example, for the life of the early medieval anchoress Saint Ida of Herzfeld for Westphalia, or for the eleventh-century founder of the Carthusians, Saint Bruno
The examples used deal principally with Mont Saint Bruno
and Mont Saint Hilaire.
While Voltaire does discuss the stoic Antoninus, he also refers to Saint Bruno
and inevitably to Saint Paul who is, above all, seen to have been right to say |que la charite l|emporte sur la foi et sur l|esperance', a sentiment which Rousseau himself shares in book four of the Emile.
several monuments or listed are present in the environment close to home (within 300 m), the church of Saint Bruno
and its surroundings located less than 20 m and co-visibility.
Weltskepsis und Bildkrise: Eustache Le Sueurs Vie de saint Bruno im Licht des franzosischen Jansenismus.
Although no document relates the exact dates of the Saint Bruno cycle, it is fairly certain that the pictures were executed between 1645 and 1648.