Painter and Priest: Giovanni Canavesio's Visual Rhetoric and the Passion Cycle at La Brigue

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Giovanni Canavesio, a Piedmontese artist-priest active in the last decades of the fifteenth century in the southern Alps, left behind a significant body of work, including pictorial cycles and altarpieces. This book is an in-depth analysis of his most ambitious cycle on the Passion of Christ, completed in 1492, on the walls of the pilgrimage sanctuary of Notre-Dame des Fontaines outside the French town of La Brigue.Plesch's primary aim is to understand the cycle's complex and multi-layered meaning. She analyzes the subject ...

Painter and Priest: Giovanni Canavesio's Visual Rhetoric and the Passion Cycle at La Brigue 2006, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268038885

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