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    • Creche Scene 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This almost life-size creche scene in San Marco in Florence has been attributed to Giovanni della Robbia. (Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, and the infant St. John seem to be done by one artist, whereas the two figures currently ...
    • Crowning of Thorns and Mocking of Christ 

      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 ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix (in Santi Paolino e Donato in Lucca) was made in the early trecento by a German artist. Crucifixes by Northern artists are quite common in Italy at this time, and so it seems likely that German ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix is currently displayed in front of a frescoed backdrop, above Filippo Lippi's altarpiece in the Martelli Chapel in San Lorenzo in Florence and so is sometimes known as the Martelli Crucifix. The ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix is currently displayed in a chapel in the left aisle of San Lorenzo in Florence, with a later aureole behind, flanked by painted cut-out figures of the Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist, ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Sienese artist
      This large painted wood crucifix, made in the early trecento (c. 1320), follows the conventions established by Giovanni Pisano, including the narrow waist, twisted body, and arms stretched painfully high above Christ's ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Sienese artist
      The body of Christ is here shown full of pathos and suffering, with pronounced ribs, swelling from a tiny waist, stretched arms, head slumped to the side, and thin, bent knees with space between them. Christ's mouth hangs ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto da Maiano
      This large (life-sized) crucifix was made for a hospital, the Ospedale di Santa Fina in San Gimignano, possibly for the men's infirmary, as inventories seem to confirm its longtime placement there. In such hospitals and ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto or Giuliano da Maiano
      This under life-size crucifix, currently housed in the Museo d'Arte Sacra in San Gimignano, was originally kept in the sacristy in the Collegiata in San Gimignano. This portable object was used during particular liturgical ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Tuscan artist
      This small crucifix in the Museo d'Arte Sacra in San Gimignano has been set against a painted wood panel with the symbols of the Passion, reminders of each incident in Christ's final days. So the the cock evokes the moment ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood crucifix, datable on stylistic grounds to the early fourteenth century, is housed in Sant'Agostino in San Gimignano. The attentuated, painfully stretched arms, protruding ribs, concave abdomen, contracted ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto da Maiano
      According to tradition (as cited in an inscription from the early seventeenth century), this small crucifix belonged to Girolamo Savonarola, the fiery preacher and prophet who briefly ruled Florence before he was executed ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood crucifix , made sometime in the 1300s, is housed in San Francesco in Prato. This church was endowed with many works of art by Francesco Datini starting in 1383, but much of the work he commissioned has ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This painted wood crucifix was likely made by a Florentine artist in the late fifteenth century. The muscularity of the body, not showing any downward strain but almost seeming to stand with arms outstretched, and calm and ...
    • Crucifix 

      Donatello, circle of, attributed to
      This life-size wooden crucifix (placed in San Felice in Piazza by the Soprintendenza in 1929 and now in the Oratorio di San Sebastiano, Florence) is of debated attribution, but generally agreed to be early fifteenth-century, ...
    • Crucifix 

      Baccio da Montelupo, circle of, attributed to
      This smaller than life-size wooden crucifix belonged to the Compagnie di Santa Maria Imprunetana and del Santissimo Sacramento of San Felice in Piazza, which were situated in the Oratorio di San Sebastiano, Florence, which ...
    • Crucifix 

      Orcagna (Andrea di Cione)
      This wooden crucifix, currently in San Carlo dei Lombardi, was originally in Orsanmichele, where it was revered as a miraculous statue by the mid fifteenth century. Is was said to have spoken to St. Antoninus, who prayed ...
    • Crucifix 

      Andrea Ferrucci (Andrea da Fiesole)
      This wooden crucifix in Sta. Felicità in Florence has a loincloth made of a piece of fabric dipped in gesso and iron nails. The work is mentioned in Vasari. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This large polychromed wood crucifix is first documented being carried in procession in 1335, but the devotions with which it became closely associated were those of the Bianchi in 1399. The Bianchi were a lay devotional ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto da Maiano, attributed to
      The lifesize crucifix (in Sta. Caterina, Florence) is made from painted wood, with a loincloth made of fabric dipped in gesso and iron nails. Lisner attributes this work, with its refined, classicizing torso, either to the ...