Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
VaralloSacro Monte Chapel 5
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the Magi With attendantsBlack MagusWithout ox and ass → Without angels
Further details
Detail of Chapel 5. Construction began c.1516-1519; decoration completed in the 1520s. Sculptures and frescoes by Gaudenzio Ferrari and his studio. Ferrari may have been assisted by his son Gerolamo, Fermo Stello da Caravaggio, and perhaps also Giuseppe Giovenone.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ferrari, Gaudenzio (c1470-1546) (and workshop)
DATE
circa 1516 - 1520s
LOCATION
Varallo, Sacro Monte (Chapel 5)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photo taken from unknown printed source.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Elena De Filippis, Sacro Monte di Varallo (Borgosesia: Tipolitografia, 2009); Stefania Stefani Perrone, Guida al Sacro Monte di Varallo (Turin: Kosmos, 1995).
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RELATIONS
Sacro Monte di Varallo (with article by Casimiro Debiaggi), in Italian.
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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