Chapel of the Annunciation

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Fresco/wall painting
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • Classified
06430 Tende
The small chapel is located against the north gate of the medieval village of Tende.
The 15th century frescoes were accidentally rediscovered here under a baroque decoration.
Experts have compared the style of the frescoes to that of Giovanni Baleison, a Piedmontese artist, to whom they have been attributed.
The themes are those of the period: illustrations of the lives of the Virgin, Christ and the saints.
The east wall (behind the altar) is divided into four panels, showing God the Father surrounded by two angels overlooking a medieval town, the Annunciation, St. Blaise the Bishop, St. Catherine of Alexandria, on a frieze representing the Holy Apostles.
The...

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Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 16:00

Sunday
10:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 16:00

Location

Chapel of the Annunciation
06430 Tende
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Updated on 07 March 2024 at 14:39
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