Tramezzi affrescati of Piedmont and Lombardy
In the Franciscan church in Piedmont and Lombardy the word “tramezzo” indicates the wall that divides the nave into two parts, one for the community and the other for the monks.
During the XV and XVI century they used to decorate the “tramezzo” with frescoes representing the life and the Passion of Jesus
Frescoes by Martino Spanzotti, 1485-1490 ca.
Frescoes by Gaudenzio Ferrari, 1513
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Bellinzona
Frescoes attributed to Stefano Scotto, 1510-1515 ca.
Frescoes by Bernardino Luini, 1529
Church of Incoronata in Martinengo
Frescoes by Pietro Baschenis (1590-1630)