Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
VaralloSacro Monte Chapel 7
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the shepherdsShepherds not bringing giftsWith angels
Further details
The original chapel in 1514 probably featured only the sculptures of the ox and ass; after 1514 Ferrari reorganized an existing chapel, adding the stucco work and the Virgin, St. John, and two shepherds; c.1617-28 d'Enrico added two shepherds and angels playing music. Frescoes are late 19th C.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ferrari, Gaudenzio (c1470-1546) (workshop) d'Enrico, Giovanni (1559-1644)
DATE
circa 1514 - late 19th century
LOCATION
Varallo, Sacro Monte (Chapel 7)
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).
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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