|VAL D'AOSTA - Aosta|
|FILE : Cathedral deambulatory 1|
|TITLE : The Assumption of the Virgin|
LOCATION: Aosta, Cathedral, deambulatory window B
DIMENSIONS: lancet window composed by 3 panels; h. 126 cms. x w. 66 cms.
PROVENANCE: original location
CHRONOLOGY: beginning of the XVI century
AUTHOR: local school
SUBJECT: the Assumption of the Virgin. In the middle, a slight Madonna, wrapped in a blue mantle, her hands joined in prayer, is surrounded by a host of angels. The Capitolo della Cattedrale is placed under her patronage.
CRITICAL NOTES: Noteworthy are the luminous and chromatic values, and the composition itself, not far from the apse windows in the same church.
CONDITIONS: a few lost tesseras (angels on the right) and repaintings.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: see Bibl. Cattedrale di Aosta
PHOTOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: Archivio CVMA Italia – Dono Mons. Garino
EDITOR: Emanuela Linda Cappa, May 2003