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

PATRONAGE: unknown

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