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Vignola

Vignola and its Rocca dei Contrari, with the cycle of late Gothic frescoes depicting stories of Christ and commissioned by Uguccione Contrari. The precious cycle is attributed to the Master of Vignola.

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Piacenza, Farnese Palace, Municipal Museums: Portrair of Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola, known as il Vignola, by Federico Zuccari.

Piacenza, Farnese Palace, Municipal Museums: Portrair of Jac...

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  Assicoop - Unipol Collection: Giuseppe Graziosi (1879-1942), "The Castle of Vignola", etching and aquatint on paper, plate.

Assicoop - Unipol Collection: Giuseppe Graziosi (1879-1942...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Resurrection" and "Descent into Limbo", fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail of the Reesurrection with a snake in the vegetation changing its skin, as positive symbol of regeneration.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Res...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Resurrection" and "Descent into Limbo", fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail of a sleeping Roman soldier.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Res...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Resurrection" and "Descent into Limbo", fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail of the "Descent into Limbo": the Good Thief.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "Res...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "The Ascension of Christ". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail with male figures and saints.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "The...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "The Ascension of Christ". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail with male figures and saints.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "The...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Southern wall: "Assumption of the Virgin" and "the Virgin Mary dropping the girdle or Holy Belt to St. Thomas ", fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail of apostles.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Southern wall: "Ass...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel with frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel with frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel...

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Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari Chapel:  a tondo in scagliola (fifteenth-century style), depicting a Madonna with Child, in the variant called Madonna of Humility.

Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari...

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Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari Chapel:  a tondo in scagliola (fifteenth-century style), depicting a Madonna with Child, in the variant called Madonna of Humility. Detail.

Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari...

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Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari Chapel:  a tondo in scagliola (fifteenth-century style), depicting a Madonna with Child, in the variant called Madonna of Humility. Detail.

Vignola Stronghold, the niche above the door to the Contrari...

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Vignola Stronghold: the door to the Contrari Chapel. In the niche, there is a tondo in scagliola (fifteenth-century style), depicting a Madonna with Child, in the variant called Madonna of Humility.

Vignola Stronghold: the door to the Contrari Chapel. In the...

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Vignola Stronghold: the door to the Contrari Chapel. In the niche, there is a tondo in scagliola (fifteenth-century style), depicting a Madonna with Child, in the variant called Madonna of Humility.

Vignola Stronghold: the door to the Contrari Chapel. In the...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel with frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel with frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel with frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the chapel...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault with fresco representing the four Evangelists, the three faced Trinity and the Tree of Life, the Mystical Lamb, the blessing Infant Jesus in the manger and the Resurrected Christ. Frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault w...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault with fresco representing the four Evangelists, the three faced Trinity and the Tree of Life, the Mystical Lamb, the blessing Infant Jesus in the manger and the Resurrected Christ. Frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault w...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault with fresco representing the four Evangelists, the three faced Trinity and the Tree of Life, the Mystical Lamb, the blessing Infant Jesus in the manger and the Resurrected Christ. Frescoes by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: view of the vault w...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Uguccione Contrari at the centre of the vault.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Ugucc...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Uguccione Contrari at the centre of the vault.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Ugucc...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Uguccione Contrari at the centre of the vault.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: the emblem of Ugucc...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel of the vault with a telamon. Detail.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel o...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel of the vault with a telamon.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel o...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel of the vault with a telamon.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel: one of the corbel o...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall:  "The resurrected Christ". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "The...

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall:  "St. Mark the Evangelist", writing  "Recumbentibus undecim". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "St....

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall:  "St. Mark the Evangelist", writing  "Recumbentibus undecim". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Eastern wall: "St....

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "St. Luke Evangelist", writing " Missus est angelus Gabriel". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420. Detail.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "St....

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Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "St. Luke Evangelist", writing " Missus est angelus Gabriel". Fresco by the Master of Vignola, about 1420.

Vignola Stronghold, the Contrari Chapel, Northern wall: "St....