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    • 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 ...
    • St. Claire 

      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. Clement (?) 

      Arnolfo di Cambio, follower of
      This painted wood statue shows an enthroned pope (wearing the papal tiara), blessing with one hand and holding originally with the other a now lost object. It recalls the similarly monumental images made of Pope Boniface ...
    • St. Cosmas and St. Damian 

      Donatello, circle of
      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, ...
    • St. Donato 

      Andrea della Robbia, attributed to
      Andrea della Robbia is known for his glazed terracotta works, but this cold painted terracotta bust (now in the Cathedral of Arezzo) has also been attributed to him. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ...
    • St. Elizabeth 

      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. Fina 

      Pietro Torrigiano
      Pietro Torrigiano made this painted marble bust, along with a painted terracotta bust of St. Gregory, in 1495-1496, when he was living in the house of Stefano Coppi in Rome. Coppi gave the two busts to the Spedale di Santa ...
    • St. Francis 

      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. Francis Conferring his Rule on St. Louis of Toulouse and St. Elizabeth of Hungary 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This altarpiece is one of a pair made for the observant Franciscan friary of San Girolamo in Volterra. The work, in glazed terracotta, is generally attributed to Giovanni della Robbia, but Pope-Hennessy sees it as the work ...
    • St. Francis of Assisi 

      Girolamo della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta statuette of St. Francis is shown by the artist, Girolamo della Robbia, holding a volume containing the Franciscan Rule and displaying his stigmata, including a wound on his chest. Girolamo was a son ...
    • St. Gregory 

      Pietro Torrigiano
      Pietro Torrigiano made this painted terracotta bust, along with a painted marble bust of St. Fina in 1496, when he was living in the house of Stefano Coppi in Rome. Coppi gave the two busts to the Spedale di Santa Fina in ...
    • St. James 

      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. James 

      Maestro del Bigallo, 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 ...
    • St. John on Patmos 

      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, ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Domenico di Niccolò dei Cori
      This painted wood sculpture has been attributed on the basis of style to the Sienese sculptor Domenico di Niccolò dei Cori in the latter part of his career (c. 1440-50). We see the saint enveloped in a royal red, blue and ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Giovanni di Turino
      John the Baptist, wearing his penitential camel skin cloak, points outward, either in his role as preacher or gesturing to Christ, which he does when saying "Behold the Lamb of God." This painted wood sculpture has been ...
    • St. John the Baptist 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta sculpture of St. John the Baptist is not freestanding, but in high relief, attached to a fragmentary blue ground, and thus must be the remnant of a larger work, very probably an altarpiece, as the ...
    • St. John the Baptist and Members of the Compagnia dello Scalzo 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta lunette marks the entrance to the meeting place of a Florentine confraternity, the Compagnia dello Scalzo, a group which practiced self-flagellation as a form of penitence. Two members are shown ...
    • St. John the Evangelist 

      Filippo Brunelleschi, attributed to
      This glazed terracotta roundel is one of four in the pendentives of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence, the famous work of architecture designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. These four reliefs, clearly different in ...
    • St. John the Evangelist 

      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 ...