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    • Madonna della Cintola 

      Andrea della Robbia
      The oldest church at the sanctuary of La Verna was begun in 1216, when the Virgin, together with Saints John the Evangelist and John the Baptist, is said to have appeared to Saint Francis in a vision and instructed him to ...
    • Madonna della Misericordia 

      unknown artist (after Bernardo Rossellino)
      This work was long thought by scholars to be Bernardo Rossellino's small terracotta model for his stone Madonna of the Misericordia (Madonna del Manto) for the façade of the Palazzo della Fraternità in Arezzo. Anne Markham ...
    • Madonna della Misericordia 

      Tuscan Sculptor
      This polychromed stone sculpture, found today in the Fondazione Salvatore Romano, is dated to the early fifteenth century. The work was likely created for a Franciscan community, which is suggested by the presence of St. ...
    • Madonna della Misericordia with Saints Peter and Benedict 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece (in Santa Maria in Grado, Arezzo) is a more modern-looking version of what was thought to be a miraculous fresco of the Madonna della Misericordia in Santa Maria delle Grazie, Arezzo, for ...
    • Madonna, with Child, Crowned by Angels with Saints John the Baptist and Peter 

      Andrea della Robbia
      As stated in the inscription, this glazed terracotta altarpiece was commissioned by Niccolò di Giovanni Posi in 1507. Andrea della Robbia and his workshop made many such altarpieces of the Madonna and Child with saints and ...
    • Man of Sorrows 

      Zaccaria Zacchi
      This terracotta sculpture depicts Christ showing his wounds, in the traditional position of the Man of Sorrows, but Zacchi does not emphasize the suffering of Christ, instead making his body idealized and lovely, perhaps ...
    • Man of Sorrows 

      Matteo Civitali
      This wooden sculpture, now housed in the Museo di Villa Guinigi in Lucca, is documented to have been made by Matteo Civitale in 1487. The wooden statue is mostly in good condition, except for a missing pinky and other ...
    • Man of Sorrows with Adoring Angels 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      This glazed terracotta lunette was made by a member of the Della Robbia workshop (possibly Giovanni della Robbia) and was previously housed in the Cappella del Noviziato in Santa Croce, now in the Museo di Santa Croce. As ...
    • Martyrdom 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, ...
    • Mary Fainting 

      Agnolo di Polo or Giovanni della Robbia, 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 ...
    • Mary Giving her Girdle to St. Thomas 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta lunette, now in the portico of the Accademia dei Belli Arti in Florence, was made for Santa Chiara in Florence, a small church which was renovated under the patronage of Jacopo Borgianni starting in ...
    • Mary Giving her Girdle to St. Thomas 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece, currently in the Collegiata in Foiano della Chiana, was originally probably made for the Pieve Vecchia or San Leonardo. The patrons, depicted in the predella, are named in the inscriptions: ...
    • Meeting of Jesus and St. John the Baptist as Children 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This work, showing the meeting between Jesus and St. John the Baptist as children, may have been made to assist in the religious education of children, as period texts suggest that children should look at images of baby ...
    • Meeting of St. Francis and St. Dominic 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This partially-glazed terracotta lunette, along with the roundels on the exterior of the loggia, ornaments the portico of the Ospedale di San Paolo dei Convalescenti in Florence, designed by Michelozzo at the behest of ...
    • Micco 

      Unknown Artist
      This sculpture of a squatting bear is found today in the Fondazione Salvatore Romano and dates to c. 1400. The creature is thought to have adorned a post at the foot of a staircase and traces of paint reveal that it was ...
    • Mocking of Christ 

      unknown Florentine artist or 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 ...
    • Nativity 

      Andrea della Robbia
      Despite being executed in cold-painted terracotta, rather than his trademark glazed terracotta, this large scale crèche, along with the Adoration of the Magi group in the niche opposite in the Cappella della Madonna of the ...
    • Nativity with Adoration of the Shepherds 

      Workshop of Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece is one of two made for the church of San Lorenzo, Bibbiena, by the workshop of Andrea della Robbia. Because the predella contains the arms of Pope Leo X and Cardinal Bernardo Dovizi of ...
    • The Nativity with Saints Francis and Anthony of Padua 

      Andrea della Robbia and workshop
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece of the Nativity adorns a side altar in the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli at the Franciscan sanctuary of La Verna. The Christ Child, in the center of the image, is adored by the Virgin ...
    • Noli me tangere 

      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 ...