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    • Frame for a Mirror 

      Giovanni della Robbia, workshop of
      This glazed terracotta frame for a looking glass, now located in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, is an example of profane furnishing. Above is a vase flanked by griffins and below is a blue shield topped by a winged figure ...
    • Frieze at the Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano 

      Bertoldo di Giovanni and Andrea Sansovino, attributed to
      Lorenzo de'Medici commissioned the villa at Poggio a Caiano from Giuliano da Sangallo around 1485. This glazed terracotta frieze, commissioned around 1490, was originally located on the entablature of the façade's portico. ...
    • Frieze with Garlands and Candelabra 

      Andrea della Robbia, Workshop of
      This frieze, along with four glazed terracotta roundels of the Evangelists, were created by Andrea della Robbia (and his workshop) for Santa Maria delle Carceri in Prato, which was designed by Giuliano da Sangallo at the ...
    • Fruit 

      Giovanni della Robbia, workshop of
      These bunches of glazed terracotta fruit, found today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, were once lids for now lost vases in the classical style. Lidded vases such as these were a common production of the Della Robbia ...
    • fruit 

      Giovanni della Robbia, workshop of
      This kind of arrangement of fruit and flowers, made of terracotta and glazed in a naturalistic array of colours, was one of the products of the workshop of Giovanni della Robbia in the sixteenth-century. Presumably made ...
    • fruit 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      This glazed terracotta fruit (possibly a large lemon) is housed in the Casa Museo di Rodolfo Siviero in Florence. Many of these terracotta fruit were made for domestic decoration by the Della Robbia workshop in the sixteenth ...
    • Fruit 

      Giovanni della Robbia, workshop of
      These bunches of glazed terracotta fruit, found today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, were once lids for now lost vases in the classical style. Lidded vases such as these were a common production of the Della Robbia ...
    • Funeral Monument of Francesco Roselli 

      Michele da Firenze (Michele di Niccolò Dini)
      Michele da Firenze specialized in terracotta -- though he is documented also as a stonecarver, only his works in terracotta survive. This elaborate tomb (originally painted) in San Francesco in Arezzo was made for the ...
    • God the Father in Benediction between Two Angels 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This work of glazed terracotta, without relief ("pittura in maiolica," as it was called), was created using a technique devised by Luca della Robbia, which was also later described by Vasari in a passage in his biography ...
    • God the Father with Adoring Angels 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed-terracotta work is documented to have been made by Andrea della Robbia for the Observant Franciscan church of Santa Maria in Fontecastello (near Montepulciano, where it is now housed in the Museo Civico). Andrea ...
    • God the Father with Saints 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece must have been commissioned after the older fresco it frames performed a miracle in 1514, probably around 1517, when the present church (Santa Maria delle Grazie in Montepulciano) was ...
    • The Incarnation 

      Andrea della Robbia
      Andrea della Robbia's glazed terracotta Incarnation of c.1479 adorns the altar of the Brizi Chapel in the Chiesa Maggiore of La Verna. Enshrined within a stone tempietto on the right side of the church, it forms a visual ...
    • Incredulity of St. Thomas 

      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 ...
    • Innocents 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      These two glazed terracotta tondi of babies in swaddling are clearly workshop productions, much smaller versions of Andrea della Robbia's tondi from the façade of the Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence. These works were ...
    • Innocents 

      Andrea della Robbia
      These glazed terracotta depictions of babies in various degrees of swaddling were made to fit the pre-existing roundels in Brunelleschi's famous Renaissance loggia of the Ospedale degli Innocenti. The babies are the Innocents ...
    • Jesus and the Pious Women of Jerusalem 

      unknown artist
      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 ...
    • Jesus before Caiaphas 

      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 ...
    • Jesus in Prison 

      unknown artist
      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 ...
    • Justice, Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude, and the Holy Spirit (Ceiling of the Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal) 

      Luca della Robbia
      This domed ceiling of glazed terracotta, featuring allegorical personifications of the four cardinal virtues (Temperance, Prudence, Justice, and Fortitude) and the Holy Spirit, was executed by Luca della Robbia in 1461-2. ...
    • knight saint 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This statuette of glazed terracotta is identified as a saint in prayer owing to holes in its head that were used to attach a halo. The figure is sometimes identified as St. Ansanus. The sculpture can be found today in the ...