Ex Voto: An Account of the Sacro Monte or New Jerusalem at Varallo-Sesia With Some Notice of Tabachetti's Remaining Work at the Sanctuary of Crea
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Ex Voto: An Account of the Sacro Monte or New Jerusalem at Varallo-Sesia With Some Notice of Tabachetti's Remaining Work at the Sanctuary of Crea

By Samuel Butler
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This 1888 volume showcased Butler's encyclopedic knowledge of the art of Northern Italy and helped acquaint a wide English readership with the art of Tabachetti and Gaudenzio Ferrari at Varallo.

Table of Contents
  • EX VOTO:
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.
    • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER II. THE REV. S. W. KING—LANZI AND LOMAZZO.
  • CHAPTER III. VARALLO, PAST AND PRESENT.
    • CHAPTER IV. BERNARDINO CAIMI, AND FASSOLA.
    • CHAPTER V. EARLY HISTORY OF THE SACRO MONTE.
    • CHAPTER VI. PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS.
    • CHAPTER VII. AIM AND SCOPE OF THE SACRO MONTE.
    • CHAPTER VIII. GAUDENZIO FERRARI, TABACHETTI, AND GIOVANNI D’ENRICO.
      • Tabachetti.
      • Giovanni D’Enrico.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE ASCENT, AND THE FIRST FOUR CHAPELS.
      • Chapel No. 1.  Adam and Eve.
      • Chapel No. 2.  The Annunciation.
      • Chapel No. 3.  The Salutation of Mary by Elizabeth.
      • Chapel No. 4.  First Vision of St. Joseph.
    • CHAPTER X.  THE SEVEN CHAPELS NUMBERED 5–11.
      • Chapel No. 5.  Visit of the Magi.
      • Chapel No. 6.  Il Presepio.
      • Chapel No. 7.  Visit of the Shepherds.
      • Chapel No. 8.  Called by Fassola and Torrotti the Circumcision, and by Bordiga the Purification.
      • Chapel No. 9.  Joseph Warned to Fly.
      • Chapel No. 10.  The Flight into Egypt.
      • Chapel No.  11.  Massacre of the Innocents.
    • CHAPTER XI. CHAPELS No. 12–No.22.
      • Chapel No. 12.  The Baptism of Christ by John.
      • Chapel No. 13.  Temptation.
      • Chapel No. 14.  The Woman of Samaria.
      • Chapel No. 15.  The Paralytic.
      • Chapel No. 16.  The Widow’s Son at Nain.
      • Chapel No. 17.  The Transfiguration.
      • Chapel No. 18.  Raising of Lazarus.
      • Chapel No. 19.  Entry into Jerusalem.
      • Chapel No. 20.  The Last Supper.
      • Chapel No. 21.  The Agony in the Garden.
      • Chapel No. 22.  The Sleeping Apostles.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE PALACE OF PILATE.
      • Chapel No. 23.  The Capture of Christ.
      • Chapel No. 24.  Christ taken to Annas.
      • Chapel No. 25.  Christ taken before Caiaphas.
      • Chapel No. 26.  The Repentance of St. Peter.
      • Chapel No. 27.  Christ before Pilate.
      • Chapel No. 28.  Christ before Herod.
      • Chapel No. 29.  Christ taken back to Pilate.
      • Chapel No. 30.  The Flagellation.
      • Chapel No. 31.  The Crowning with Thorns.
      • Chapel No. 32.  Christ at the Steps of the Pretorium.
      • Chapel No. 33.  Ecce Homo.
      • Chapel No. 34.  Pilate Washing his Hands.
      • Chapel No. 35.  Christ Condemned to Death.
    • CHAPTER XIII. MYSTERIES OF THE PASSION AND DEATH.
      • Chapel No. 36.  The Journey to Calvary.
      • Chapel No. 37.  The Nailing of Christ to the Cross.
      • Chapel No. 38.  The Crucifixion.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • Chapel No. 39.  The Descent from the Cross.
    • CHAPTER XV.  THE PIETÀ AND REMAINING CHAPELS.
      • Chapel No. 40.  The Pietà.
      • Chapel No. 41.  The Entombment.
      • Remaining Chapels and Chiesa Maggiore.
    • CHAPTER XVI.  TABACHETTI’S WORK AT CREA.
    • CHAPTER XVII.  CONCLUSION.
    • Photographs of Subjects ON THE SACRO MONTE.
      • FOOTNOTES.
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