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    • St. James 

      Luca della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of twelve set in the walls of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. The building of the chapel, which took ...
    • St. James 

      Maestro del Bigallo, attributed to
      This painted terracotta sculpture is in one of the chapels of the Sacro Monte at San Vivaldo. The Sacro Monte (literally sacred mountain) is a pilgrimage site built by the Franciscans. Small chapels each contain painted ...
    • St. John on Patmos 

      Donatello
      When Brunelleschi designed this chapel, a famous monument of Renaissance architecture, he may have intended the circle of grey stone in the lunettes and spandrels, frieze, and niche shaped compartments below to be empty, ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Domenico di Niccolò dei Cori
      This painted wood sculpture has been attributed on the basis of style to the Sienese sculptor Domenico di Niccolò dei Cori in the latter part of his career (c. 1440-50). We see the saint enveloped in a royal red, blue and ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta sculpture of St. John the Baptist is not freestanding, but in high relief, attached to a fragmentary blue ground, and thus must be the remnant of a larger work, very probably an altarpiece, as the ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Giovanni di Turino
      John the Baptist, wearing his penitential camel skin cloak, points outward, either in his role as preacher or gesturing to Christ, which he does when saying "Behold the Lamb of God." This painted wood sculpture has been ...
    • St. John the Baptist and Members of the Compagnia dello Scalzo 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta lunette marks the entrance to the meeting place of a Florentine confraternity, the Compagnia dello Scalzo, a group which practiced self-flagellation as a form of penitence. Two members are shown ...
    • St. John the Evangelist 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This is one of four glazed terracotta roundels of the Evangelists, as well as a frieze, that Andrea della Robbia created for Santa Maria delle Carceri in Prato, which was designed by Giuliano da Sangallo at the behest of ...
    • St. John the Evangelist 

      Luca della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of twelve set in the walls of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. The building of the chapel, which took ...
    • St. John the Evangelist 

      Filippo Brunelleschi, attributed to
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of four in the pendentives of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. These four reliefs, clearly different in ...
    • St. Louis of Toulouse 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This glazed terracotta roundel ornaments the portico of the Ospedale di San Paolo dei Convalescenti in Florence, designed by Michelozzo at the behest of Benino Benini, beginning in 1451 and finished in 1495, as inscribed ...
    • St. Luke 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This is one of four glazed terracotta roundels of the Evangelists, as well as a frieze, that Andrea della Robbia created for Santa Maria delle Carceri in Prato, which was designed by Giuliano da Sangallo at the behest of ...
    • St. Luke 

      Filippo Brunelleschi, attributed to
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of four in the pendentives of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. These four reliefs, clearly different in ...
    • St. Margaret 

      Andrea Guardi
      This painted wood sculpture of St. Margaret, originally made for San Frediano in Pisa, is currently housed in the Museo di San Matteo, Pisa. The sculptor, Andrea Guardi, worked in multiple media (carving stone as well as ...
    • St. Mark 

      Filippo Brunelleschi, attributed to
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of four in the pendentives of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. These four reliefs, clearly different in ...
    • St. Mark 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This is one of four glazed terracotta roundels of the Evangelists, as well as a frieze, that Andrea della Robbia created for Santa Maria delle Carceri in Prato, which was designed by Giuliano da Sangallo at the behest of ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      unknown artist
      This wooden sculpture of St. Mary Magdalene in penitence in the wilderness towards the end of her life, her hair grown miraculously long to hide her nakedness, is housed in the Museo Diocesano, Arezzo. Though the museum ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This partially glazed terracotta sculpture of the penitent Mary Magdalene, today located in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, is said to date to the middle phase of Giovanni della Robbia's activity. The skin has been left ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      Donatello
      The original location of Donatello's painted wood sculpture of Mary Magdalene is unknown. It was documented in the Baptistry in Florence in 1500, which may have been the original location. (It is housed today in the Museo ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      Desiderio da Settignano and Giovanni d'Andrea
      This statue of Mary Magdalene in penitence (Santa Trinita, Florence) was commissioned from Desiderio da Settignano (better known for his works in marble) by Annalena Malatesta in 1458-9, after her husband and son died, and ...