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    • Saint Francis 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta relief of Saint Francis, by Andrea della Robbia, is found in the Chiesa Maggiore of La Verna. The sculpture is on the left side of the arch around the high altar, and therefore would have complemented ...
    • Saint Prosdocimus and an Unidentified Saint 

      Donatello, attributed to
      These bas-relief fragments are found today in the Fondazione Salvatore Romano and date to c. 1450. Originally, the two saints were likely flanked by other saints and all were turned towards a central divine image. The ...
    • St. Agnes 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This statuette of St. Agnes (generally shown with a lamb, but here with a kid) was likely used for private devotion, possibly by a young girl. The figure has been rendered from terracotta partially glazed and her complexion ...
    • St. Anne Presents the Immaculate Virgin with St. Francis and St. Anthony of Padua 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This complex glazed terracotta altarpiece was commissioned for the Franciscan church of San Lucchese (near Poggibonsi) by Daddo Calcagni and his wife Tommasa Riccobaldi, whose coats of arms are in the predella. The imagery ...
    • St. Ansanus 

      Francesco di Valdambrino, attributed to
      This painted wood sculpture in Santi Paolino e Donato, Lucca, has been attributed to the Sienese specialist in wood sculpture, Francesco di Valdambrino. The date was debated until the fragmentary but legible date was ...
    • St. Ansanus 

      Jacopo della Quercia
      Restorers decided (in an intervention that was called recent in a 2008 publication) to remove three layers of polychromy from this sculpture, taking it down to the bare wood, "given the impossibility of recuperating the ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot 

      Francesco di Valdambrino, attributed to
      This painted wood sculpture was made from a single trunk of walnut, hollowed to prevent cracking in the back, with a panel to close the hole. (The joints were concealed with pieces of parchment and then gesso.) The original ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot 

      unknown Sienese artist
      This polychrome wood sculpture of St. Anthony Abbot, made by an unknown Sienese in the late Trecento, was located on the third altar on the left in San Lorenzo in Asciano, and is currently housed in the Museo d'Arte Sacra ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This painted wood sculpture can be attributed to Francesco di Valdambrino on the basis of style and technique. The missing left hand probably held a tau (upper-case t-shaped) cross, generally shown in depictions of the ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot 

      Benedetto da Maiano
      This painted wood sculpture of St. Anthony Abbot was originally made (in 1482-3) to be the central figure of an altarpiece, flanked by paintings by Filippino Lippi. The ensemble was made for Santa Maria del Corso in Lucca, ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot Adored by Angels 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta lunette, originally over the door of the Oratorio di Sant'Antonio Abate in Prato, is now housed in the Museo di Palazzo Pretorio in Prato. Andrea della Robbia made many such glazed terracotta reliefs ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot Enthroned 

      Michele da Firenze (Michele di Niccolò Dini), attributed to
      Michele da Firenze specialized in terracotta -- though he is documented also as a stonecarver, only his works in terracotta survive. This lifesize sculpture of Anthony Abbot comes from the church of the Ospedale di ...
    • St. Anthony of Padua 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This glazed terracotta roundel ornaments the portico of the Ospedale di San Paolo dei Convalescenti in Florence, designed by Michelozzo at the behest of Benino Benini, beginning in 1451 and finished in 1495, as inscribed ...
    • St. Antoninus 

      Unknown sculptor and Tommaso di Zanobi Landini
      This bust depicts St. Antoninus (1399-1459), archbishop of Florence, canonized in 1523. Antoninus had approved the rule of the Compagnia dello Scalzo, a Florentine confraternity (lay devotional organization), in whose ...
    • St. Antoninus 

      Andrea del Verrocchio, circle of
      This painted terracotta bust is one of a series produced in the 1490s depicting Antoninus (1399-1459), archbishop of Florence, who had lived within recent memory. After Bernardino of Siena was made a saint in 1450 (only ...
    • St. Antoninus 

      Andrea del Verrocchio, circle of
      This painted terracotta bust (currently housed in Santa Maria Novella in Florence) is one of a series produced in the 1490s depicting Antoninus (1399-1459), archbishop of Florence, who had lived within recent memory. After ...
    • St. Bartholomew 

      Luca della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of twelve set in the walls of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. The building of the chapel, which took ...
    • St. Benedict 

      Benedetto Buglioni, attributed to
      This glazed terracotta statuette of St. Benedict, dated to the end of the fifteenth century, can be found today in the sacristy of San Miniato al Monte, Florence. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ...
    • St. Bernardino 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This glazed terracotta roundel ornaments the portico of the Ospedale di San Paolo dei Convalescenti in Florence, designed by Michelozzo at the behest of Benino Benini, beginning in 1451 and finished in 1495, as inscribed ...
    • St. Bonaventure 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      This glazed terracotta roundel ornaments the portico of the Ospedale di San Paolo dei Convalescenti in Florence, designed by Michelozzo at the behest of Benino Benini, beginning in 1451 and finished in 1495, as inscribed ...