Tramezzi affrescati of Piedmont and Lombardy

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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

Church of San Bernardino in Ivrea[edit]

Frescoes by Martino Spanzotti, 1485-1490 ca.

Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Varallo[edit]

Frescoes by Gaudenzio Ferrari, 1513

Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Bellinzona[edit]

Frescoes attributed to Stefano Scotto, 1510-1515 ca.

Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Lugano[edit]

Frescoes by Bernardino Luini, 1529

Church of Incoronata in Martinengo[edit]

Frescoes by Pietro Baschenis (1590-1630)