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    • Annunciation 

      Angelo di Nalduccio, attributed to and an unknown Sienese sculptor
      These sculptures of the Annunciate Virgin and the Archangel Gabriel were likely made to serve together as an Annunciation, though they were made a year apart and by two different artists. Inscriptions on the bases reveal ...
    • Annunciation 

      unknown Sienese artist
      These two painted wood sculptures, which once formed an Annunciation, have suffered extensive damage. Gabriel has lost the left arm and some fingers on the right, as well as wings, but Mary has suffered more drastically, ...
    • Annunciation 

      unknown artist, called "Maestro della Santa Caterina d'Alessandria," attributed to
      These painted wooden sculptures of the Archangel Gabriel and the Annunciate Virgin form an Annunciation. These kind of Annunciation pairs were popular in Siena and the surrounding area in the fourteenth and fifteenth ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Baby Jesus 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This approximately life-size painted terracotta sculpture of a wriggling baby, presumably Jesus, is currently housed in the museum of Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Documents attest to the popularity of naturalistic ...
    • Baby Jesus in a Mandorla 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This statue of the infant Jesus in benediction and holding symbols of the Passion (nails and a crown of thorns) is though to have been a part of a larger group, now lost. The work is of glazed terracotta and can be found ...
    • Bartoli Coat of Arms 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This coat of arms, originally on the Palazzo Communale in Foiano della Chiana and now in the church museum of Santa Maria della Fraternita in Foiano, has been identified as that of the Bartoli, a Florentine family. Foiano ...
    • Benino Benini 

      Andrea della Robbia and Workshop
      These partially glazed terracotta roundels ornament 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 ...
    • Bishop Saint 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood sculpture from the first half of the duecento was brought from the Spedale di Santa Chiara to its current location, the Museo di San Matteo in Pisa. No attributes clarify which bishop saint this is. The ...
    • Bust of a saint 

      unknown artist
      This sculpture, now a bust housed in the Casa Museo Rodolfo Siviero in Florence, was cut down in the nineteenth century from what was likely a full-length statue of a female saint. Given the downcast eyes and red dress, ...
    • Bust of a Woman 

      Matteo Civitali or Mattia della Robbia
      This painted terracotta bust, located in the Sacristy of San Miniato al Monte, is dated to 1470-1480. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International.
    • Bust of a Youth in a Garland 

      Andrea della Robbia
      The original location and subject of this bust are unknown. Angelo Maria Bandini referred to the work as ""St. Ansanus,"" but there is insufficient evidence to support this identification. The modeling, meditative turn of ...