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    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix, currently housed in the Cappella della Pura in Santa Maria Novella in Florence, offers a particularly grim image of Christ's suffering body: painfully thin with protruding bones, slumping low ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood crucifix in Siena Cathedral has been set in a much later narrative with sculpted mourners and angels. An old legend recounts that it was taken to the battle of Montaperti (1260) by the Sienese, but on the ...
    • Crucifix 

      Baccio da Montelupo
      This life-size painted wood crucifix was commissioned by Fra Girolamo Savonarola in 1496 for the church of San Marco in Florence and was seen later by Vasari above the choir in that church. (It is now in the Museo di San ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This crucifix, housed in the Old Sacristy in San Lorenzo in Florence, includes a largely illegible papal insignia under the feet, but Margrit Lisner noted that it is divided in half horizontally, which means that it must ...
    • Crucifix (Volto Santo) 

      unknown Tuscan artist
      This painted wood crucifix is a copy of a work known as the Volto Santo (holy face). According to believers, the Volto Santo, a wooden polychrome crucifix, is both the result of a miracle and miracle-working. It was supposed ...
    • Crucifix with St. Mary Magdalene 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece in the church of San Pietro in Radicofani was made by Benedetto Buglioni. The techniques of using glazed terracotta were a closely-guarded secret of the Della Robbia family, one that, ...
    • Crucifix with St. Mary Magdalene, St. Anthony of Padua, and St. George 

      Bartolomeo di Giovanni
      This small crucifix (in poor condition and which looks to be made of painted wood) is affixed to a metal cross and housed in a painted tabernacle, with St. Mary Magdalene praying beneath the cross and Saints Anthony of ...
    • Crucifixion 

      unknown artists from San Gimignano
      A possibly earlier small painted wood crucifix was affixed to an early sixteenth-century oil painting of the mourning St. Mary and St. John the Evangelist. Though this adds a narrative context, the calmness of the mourners ...
    • Crucifixion 

      Agnolo di Polo, 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 ...
    • Crucifixion 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This monumental altarpiece by Andrea della Robbia adorns the Chapel of the Stigmata at the Franciscan sanctuary of La Verna. The chapel was built to commemorate the site where Saint Francis received the Stigmata, physical ...
    • Crucifixion 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece is currently housed in Santa Maria Primerana in Fiesole behind plexiglass, which makes the work difficult to see and photograph. The inscription (Jeremiah I: 12, calling the traveller to ...
    • Crucifiy Him 

      Benedetto Buglioni, attributed to
      This painted terracotta sculpture is in in a niche on the exterior of 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 ...
    • Decoration for an organ 

      Neroccio di Bartolomeo de' Landi
      These are decorative elements from an organ, which came from the Ospedale di Santa Maria della Scala in Siena to its current location in the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Siena. It is made of stucco, sculpted in very low relief, ...
    • Deposition 

      unknown artist
      This large-scale, well-preserved Deposition group (with the original cross, ladder, and pliers for removing the nails) is documented to have been made for the Cathedral of Volterra, where it still stands, in 1228. It is ...
    • Ecce Homo 

      Marco (fra Mattia) della Robbia, attributed to
      This painted terracotta sculpture is in in a niche on the exterior of 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 ...
    • Ecce Homo 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood statue of the Ecce Homo is currently housed in the Cathedral of Volterra. It is not clear whether it was originally a part of a larger group, illustrating the narrative, or whether this was always a single ...
    • Entombment 

      Giovanni della Robbia and Workshop
      This relief of the Entombment of Christ sits over a doorway in the transept of San Salvatore al Monte in Florence. Surmounting the scene are the arms of Castello Quaratesi, whose death in 1508 this work commemorates. ...
    • Entombment and Assumption of the Virgin 

      Neroccio di Bartolomeo de' Landi and Lorenzo di Pietro (called Vecchietta)
      These two fragments (made of painted wood) were originally a part of an altarpiece in San Frediano in Lucca and are currently housed in the Museo di Villa Guinigi in Lucca. The altarpiece was begun by Vecchietta and finished ...
    • Entombment and Assumption of the Virgin 

      Masseo Civitali and Michelangelo di Piero
      This painted wood altarpiece of the entombment and assumption of the Virgin Mary is in the basilica of San Frediano in Lucca. (It was moved to its current location within the church and given a new frame in 1856.) The ...
    • Evangelists 

      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, ...