Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
VaralloSacro Monte Chapel 9
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Flight into Egypt Joseph's Second Dream
Further details
Statues of the Virgin and Child are by Gaudenzio Ferrari c. 1515-17 (or c.1510) from the old House of Loreto chapel. The other sculptures are attributed to Fermo Stella da Caravaggio, but this has been debated. Frescoes have been attributed to Giulio Cesare Luini, but this is also uncertain.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ferrari, Gaudenzio (c1470-1546) and Luini, Giulio Cesare (born c1512, died after 1565)
DATE
circa 1510 - 1572
LOCATION
Varallo, Sacro Monte (Chapel 9)
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).
Find out more
RELATIONS
Sacro Monte di Varallo website, with article by Casimiro Debiaggi.
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk