Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
OrtaSacro Monte Chapel 17
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeDeath of St Francis
Further details
Detail of Chapel 17. Sculptures by Bussola and workshop; frescoes by the brothers Nuvolone (Carlo Francesco and Giuseppe, the latter of whom completed the scheme after his brother's death in 1662) as well as Giovanni Battista Grandi di Varese who added to the decoration c.1690.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bussola, Dionigi (1615-1687) (and workshop) Nuvolone, Carlo Francesco (1609-1662)
DATE
LOCATION
Orta, Sacro Monte (Chapel 17)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photograph taken by Christina Roaf, c. 1980 (prior to cleaning in 1990).
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Elena De Filippis and Fiorella Mattioli Carcano, Guida al Sacro Monte di Orta (Novara: Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte di Orta, 1991).
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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