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    • St. Peter Martyr 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      This glazed terracotta statue of St. Peter Martyr is in a niche, richly ornamented with glazed terracotta tiles and a blue shell-head in the semi-dome and framed by white pilasters as well as colourful garlands, and embedded ...
    • St. Peter the Apostle 

      Giovanni della Robbia, workshop of
      This glazed terracotta statuette of St. Peter is attributed to the workshop of Giovanni della Robbia owing to the attention to details and the strong characterization of the face. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative ...
    • St. Roche 

      unknown Marchigian artist
      This poorly preserved painted wood statue depicts St. Roche, shown here in pilgrim's clothes, which he lifts to show the plague sore on his leg. Roche was known for having cured people of the plague (and been cured himself) ...
    • St. Romano 

      Baccio da Montelupo, attributed to
      This half-length glazed terracotta image of St. Romano is currently housed in San Concordo in Contrada in Lucca, along with similar half-length terracotta images of the Madonna and Child and St. Pellegrino. The images of ...
    • St. Romulus and Companions 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta sculpture group, of which two of the orignal statues are missing, may have been commissioned by Pope Leo X when he was visiting the Badia Fiesolana (the original location of the group). The pope is ...
    • St. Sebastian 

      Leonardo del Tasso, attributed to
      This terracotta sculpture of St. Sebastian in the Oratorio di San Sebastiano, Florence, with oil painted flesh tones, hair, and great spurts of blood from each of the arrow holes (originally filled with metal arrows, visible ...
    • St. Sebastian 

      unkown artist
      This sculpture of St. Sebastian, made of wood and displaying traces of paint, was once found in the Church of Saints Fabian and Sebastian, Arezzo and is now housed in the Museo Diocesano, Arezzo. Photograph(s) licensed ...
    • St. Sebastian 

      Silvestro dell'Aquila, circle of
      This sculpture is a fragment of what was probably originally a full length statue of St. Sebastian. Sculpted out of wood (then gessoed and painted), the the work presumably originally had arrows made of metal or wood. (Only ...
    • St. Stephen and St. Lawrence 

      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. Thomas 

      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. Thomas Aquinas 

      unknown Sienese artist
      This wooden sculpture had been in a later period covered in gesso and painted a fake bronze colour, with an inappropriate inscription on the open book. When restorers removed these later additions, the sculpture was left ...
    • St. Zenobius and Two Angels 

      Andrea della Robbia
      St. Zenobius was venerated as the first bishop of Florence. This glazed terracotta lunette depicting the saint was created in 1496 was originally located above the door of the Compagnia di San Zanobi in the cathedral ...
    • Stemma of the Arte della Lana 

      Workshop of Andrea della Robbia
      In 1432, Pope Eugenius IV placed the Observant monastery of La Verna under the protection of the Florentine wool guild, the Arte della Lana. Four members of this powerful guild were chosen as conservators, who had the ...
    • Stigmatization of St. Francis 

      Girolamo della Robbia, attributed to
      This work, originally made for San Francesco in Sargiano is currently housed in the Museo Nazionale, Arezzo. The coat of arms with a flagel show that this was made for person or group who followed the devotional practice ...
    • Stigmatization of St. Francis, St. Bartholomew, and Tobias and the Angel 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta work functioned as an elborate frame for a ciborium (a container for the Host, the bread or wafter believed to become the body of Christ during the mass). A sixteenth century painted wood door for ...
    • Supper in the House of Simon 

      Agnolo di Polo or 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 ...
    • Tomb of Aldovrando Cavalcanti 

      unknown artist
      This is the tomb of Aldovrando Cavalcanti (d. 1279), a Dominican friar who was prior of Santa Maria Novella in the mid thirteenth century and then later was bishop of Orvieto (and is thus shown in his bishop's mitre) as ...
    • Tomb of Benozzo Federighi 

      Luca della Robbia
      The tomb of Benozzo Federighi, bishop of Fiesole, was made for San Pancrazio and is now housed in Santa Trinita in Florence. The marble tomb is surrounded by flat glazed terracotta tiles, each with different, naturalistically ...
    • Tomb of Pietro da Noceto 

      Matteo Civitali
      The tomb of Pietro Noceto is housed in the Cathedral of San Martino in Lucca and was made between 1468 and 1472. This marble monument has traces of gilding and polychromy, and red marble panels add to the rich effect. Since ...
    • Trinity with Saints Bernardino and Donato 

      Andrea della Robbia and workshop
      Andrea della Robbia made this glazed terracotta altarpiece for the confraternity of the Misericordia, and it was kept in Santissima Trinità also known as the Chiesa della Misericordia) in Arezzo until it was moved to its ...