Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
Crea (Serralungha di Crea)Sacro Monte Chapel 5
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin CyclesSculpturesSacro Monte di Crea
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin held by nurse
Further details
Detail of Chapel 5, built 1590. Sculptures executed by Melchiorre d’Enrico, Michele Prestinari and his son Cristoforo. Frescoes attributed to Giorgio Alberini, late 16th C. New frescoes in the upper cupola by Giovanni Antonio Veglia di Asti, 1681-87.
ARTIST/CREATOR
d'Enrico, Melchiorre (c1573-1642) and Alberini, Giorgio (born 1576)
DATE
circa 1590 - 1680s
LOCATION
Crea (Serralungha di Crea), Sacro Monte (Chapel 5)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photograph taken by Christina Roaf.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Amilcare Barbaro and Carlenrica Spantigati, Sacro Monte di Crea (Alessandria: Cassa di risparmio di Alessandria, 1998); Francesco Negri, Santuario di Crea: arte e storia nel Monferrato (Casale Monferrato: Editrice il Portico, 1980).
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RELATIONS
Sacro Monte di Crea, in Italian
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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