Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
Biella (province)Sacro Monte di Oropa Chapel 2
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin CyclesSculpturesSacro Monte di Oropa
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin held by nurse
Further details
Detail of Chapel 2. Construction was begun after 1650. Sculptures executed by various 17th C sculptors (attributions to Franco Sala di Como and Carlo Antonio Serra di Tollegno); completed by Pietro Giuseppe Auregio Termine in the early 18th C; painted decoration attributed to Giovanni Galliari.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Auregio Termine, Pietro Giuseppe (active early 18th century) and Galliari, Giovanni (active early 18th century)
DATE
mid 17th century - circa 1715
LOCATION
Biella (Province), Sacro Monte di Oropa (Chapel 2)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photograph taken by Christina Roaf, c. 1970.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Federico Fontana and Paolo Sorenti (eds.), Sacri Monti: note architettonico-urbanistiche (Varallo: Tipografia editrice Zanfa, 1980); Mario Trompetto, Storia del Sacro Monte di Oropa (Milan: Arti Grafiche Ricordi, 1967).
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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