The voluntarily marked features of some
of the faces painted by Jean Canavesio in La Brigue reveal an expressionism that
constitutes one of the movements of the Piedmontese painting.
Already present in some works of Jacquerio, such as the famous Ascent
to the Calvary in the sacristy of Sant'Antonio di Ranverso, it was kept and
reinforced during all the xvth century, by the spreading, in Italy and in the
South of France, of Flemish and German engravings that emphasized this almost