Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
OrtaSacro Monte Chapel 13
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeAs penance for breaking his fast, Francis commands that he be dragged naked through Assisi and then preaches at the pillory (Legenda maior VI, 2)
Further details
Detail of Chapel 13. Sculptures by Rusnati and Falconi; pictorial decoration by brothers Giovanni Battista and Gerolamo Grandi (false architecture) and Federico Bianchi (painted) figures.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Rusnati, Giuseppe (died 1713) and Falconi, Bernardo (c1630-c1697)
DATE
circa 1680 - 1690s
LOCATION
Orta, Sacro Monte (Chapel 13)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photograph taken by Christina Roaf, c. 1980 (prior to cleaning and restoration in 1989).
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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