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Archconfraternity Sacro Monte dei Morti in S. Giustino - Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto


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Emblem - (Abruzzo / Molise)

  • Archconfraternity  Sacred Mount of the Dead in S. Giustino

    Foundation year 1603

    City: Chieti

    Archdiocese: Chieti-Vasto

    Artistic artefact: Emblem of the association

    Title: Emblem of the Archconfraternity of the Sacro Monte dei Morti


    Year of execution: around 1709

    Author: Gianbattista Gianni and Girolamo Rizza

    Brief description of the work and of the author profile: The artifact, consisting of a skull with crossbones (symbol of the Compagnie della Morte), three pillar mounts and two flames (allusion to the purification of the soul), is surmounted by a crown which testifies to the elevation of the association to Arciconfraternita .

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