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    • The Annunciation 

      Andrea della Robbia
      Dated around 1475, this is generally thought to be the earliest of the seven Della Robbia altarpieces made for the Franciscan sanctuary of La Verna. The main church was devastated by a fire in 1472, and Andrea della Robbia's ...
    • The Annunciation 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta lunette of the Annunciation is currently immured in the main cloister of the Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence. Originally, it formed part of a multi-media altarpiece in a chapel of the hospital ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      Francesco di Valdambrino, Jacopo della Quercia, and other Sienese artists made many of these pairs of large (almost life-size) statues of the the Angel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary, possibly to stand in niches on either ...
    • Annunciation 

      Marco (fra Mattia) della Robbia
      This large glazed terracotta lunette was originally made for the church of San Romano in Lucca (now deconsecrated) and is currently housed in San Frediano in Lucca. It was made by Marco della Robbia, one of the sons of ...
    • Annunciation 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This pair of glazed terracotta sculptures forming and Annunciation were originally made for the Observant Franciscan church of Santa Maria in Fontecastello (near Montelpulciano, where they are currently housed in the Museo ...
    • Annunciation 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      These glazed terracotta sculptures of the Angel Gabriel and the Annunciate Virgin currently flank another glazed terracotta work depicting God the Father adored by angels, which in turn frames an earlier fresco, thought ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      Francesco di Valdambrino, Jacopo della Quercia, and other Sienese artists made many of these pairs of large (almost life-size) statues of the Angel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary, possibly to stand in niches on either side ...
    • Annunciation 

      Andrea della Robbia
      Andrea della Robbia made these glazed terracotta statues of the Annunciate Virgin and the Angel Gabriel to flank the high altar in the Osservanza in Siena. Andrea also created an altarpiece and two roundels of saints for ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      These painted wood statues of the Annunciate Virgin and the Angel Gabriel are from the convent of San Francesco in Pisa, which became (after deconsecration) the Museo Civico and then the Museo di San Matteo, where these ...
    • Annunciation 

      Lupo di Francesco
      These painted wood sculptures of the Angel Gabriel and the Annunciate Virgin were made around 1320 and are one of the earliest surviving examples of this type of Annunciation pair, which became popular in Tuscany from the ...
    • Annunciation 

      unknown artist
      This painted and gilded low-relief stucco sculpture of the Annunciation was, in a later period, placed with an illusionistic wood intarsia in a carved wooden frame. The relief, likely made by an artist from Northern Italy ...
    • Arms of the Arte dei Maestri di Pietra e Legname 

      Luca della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is on the exterior of Orsanmichele in Florence, high above the niche belonging to the Arte dei Maestri di Pietra e Legname (guild of master workers in stone and wood) and serves as a coat of ...
    • Arms of the Arte della Seta 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is on the exterior of Orsanmichele in Florence, high above the niche belonging to the Arte della Seta (silk guild) and serves as a coat of arms for the guild. Orsanmichele performed multiple ...
    • Arms of the Mercanzia 

      Luca della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is on the exterior of Orsanmichele in Florence, high above the niche belonging to the Mercanzia (a tribunal for the guilds) and serves as a coat of arms. Orsanmichele performed multiple ...
    • Ascenion of St. John the Evangelist 

      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, ...
    • The Ascension 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece of the Ascension was originally made for the high altar of the Chiesa Maggiore of La Verna. Because this space was under the patronage of the Medici family, it is likely that a member of ...
    • Ascension 

      Andrea and Giovanni della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece (in San Michele Arcangelo, Foiano della Chiana) is a smaller version of Andrea della Robbia's altarpiece of the same subject in La Verna, mimicking closely the arrangement of the figures, ...
    • The Assumption and Mary giving her girdle to St. Thomas, with St. John the Baptist and St. Lawrence 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This splendid glazed terracotta niche is over the portal of the oratory of the Madonna delle Grazie in San Giovanni Valdarno. Filippo Buondelmonti and Jacopo Salviati, prominent patrons with ties to Pope Leo X, commissioned ...
    • Assumption of the Virgin 

      Andrea della Robbia, workshop of
      This glazed terracotta sculpture of the Assumption of the Virgin, attributed to the workshop of Andrea della Robbia, was one of several placed in the Cathedral of Arezzo in the nineteenth century. Photograph(s) licensed ...
    • Assumption of the Virgin 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      The contract (dated Aug. 18, 1518) for this large terracotta altarpiece survives. Giovanni della Robbia was given the commission to sculpt the Assumption of the Virgin, which was painted with oil paints (traces of which ...