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"Holy Face" symbol

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


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"Holy Face" symbol - (Abruzzo / Molise)

  • Archconfraternity  Sacred Mount of the Dead in S. Giustino

    Foundation year:  1603

    City:  Chieti

    Archdiocese:  Chieti-Vasto

    Artistic artefact:  Wooden statue

    Title:  "Holy Face" symbol


    Year of execution:  1855

    Author:  Raffaele Del Ponte (Chieti, 1813-1872)

    Brief description of the work and of the author profile:  The artifact that represents one of the seven “symbols” of the Passion that parade during the Good Friday procession is the work of Raffaele Del Ponte, painter, sculptor, scenographer and Theatine teacher.

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