Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
VareseSacro Monte Chapel 13
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Virgin presentWith tongues of flame descending
Further details
Detail of Chapel 13. Most chapel construction was completed by 1623; the lantern above was completed c. 1684. Sculptures executed by Silva; frescoes of the architectural elements by the Grandi brothers Giovan Battista and Gerolamo; figures painted by Federico Bianchi.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Silva, Francesco (1568-1641) or workshop Grandi, Giovan Battista (1643-1718)
DATE
circa 1622 - 1684
LOCATION
Varese, Sacro Monte (Chapel 13)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photo taken from unknown printed source.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Pietro Bianconi et al, Il Sacro Monte di Varese (Milan: Electa, 1981).
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RELATIONS
Sacro Monte di Varese (in Italian)
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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