Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
GragliaSacro Monte Chapel 15
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Circumcision
Further details
Detail of chapel 15. Sculptures attributed to the son of Jan de Wespin, Guglielmo de Wespin, from the first phase of commissioning at the Sacro Monte (Sciolla; Fontana and Sorenti). Christina Roaf and others have considered Giovanni d'Enrico as a possible artist (Centini).
ARTIST/CREATOR
de Wespin, Guglielmo (active c1624) or d'Enrico, Giovanni (1559-1644)
DATE
circa 1615 - circa 1624
LOCATION
Graglia, Sacro Monte (Chapel 15)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Christina Roaf Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Photograph taken by Christina Roaf.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Massimo Centini, I Sacri Monti dell'arco alpino italiano: dal mito dell'altura alle ricostruzioni della Terra Santa nella cultura controriformista (Ivrea: Priuli & Verlucca, 1990); Federico Fontana and Paolo Sorenti (eds.), Sacri Monti: note architettonico-urbanistiche (Varallo: Tipografia editrice Zanfa, 1980); Gianni Carlo Sciolla, Il Biellese dal medioevo all'Ottocento: artisti, committeni, cantieri (Turin: Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino, 1980).
Acknowledgements
Image digitised with the generous support of the Roaf and Demuth families.
Contact
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