Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
VaralloSacro Monte Chapel 6
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Nativity Immediate family onlyJoseph, Virgin and Child only
Further details
Chapel built before 1514; sculptures of Mary and Joseph are original and executed by Ferrari after 1514, possibly c.1520. The Christ child is a replacement for the stolen original executed by G. Longhetti after a model by Giuseppe Antonini in 1852. Traces of the original cinquecento frescoes remain.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ferrari, Gaudenzio (c1470-1546)
DATE
circa 1520
LOCATION
Varallo, Sacro Monte (Chapel 6)
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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