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    • 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 ...
    • Pentecost 

      Benedetto Buglioni, 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 ...
    • Pietà 

      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 ...
    • Pietà 

      unknown artist
      Traces of the original polychromy of this small fifteenth-century sculpture of the Pietà survive. The head of the Madonna was added in a later restoration. This subject, the Pietà, the Virgin holding her dead son on her ...
    • Pietà with Saints 

      Fra Ambrogio della Robbia, attributed to
      This sculptural group depicts the devotional icon of the Pietà, Mary holding her dead son on her lap, just as she had held him as a baby, with the addition of two saints, probably Mary Magdalene at Christ's feet and the ...
    • Pietà with Saints 

      Santi Buglioni, attributed to
      This painted terracotta sculpture in San Salvatore al Monte in Florence has been attributed to Santi Buglioni, a sculptor who worked both in glazed terracotta and in cold-painted terracotta. The Pietà (Mary mourning over ...
    • Putti with Garlands 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      These two putti in glazed terracotta, found today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, are thought to have originally been placed in the upper part of niches. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 ...
    • quince 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      This glazed terracotta fruit (quince) are 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 century. ...