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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 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This painted wooden crucifix is undocumented, but after cleaning removed two layers of heavy repaint that had obscured the surface, revealing the original polychromy, scholars agree that it is the work of the Sienese ...
    • 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 

      Baccio da Montelupo
      This life-size painted wood crucifix was commissioned by Fra Girolamo Savonarola in 1496 for the church of San Marco in Florence and was seen later by Vasari above the choir in that church. (It is now in the Museo di San ...
    • 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 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 

      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 Florentine artist
      This crucifix, which comes from Santa Chiara in Montepulciano and is currently housed in the Museo Civico, appears to be made of painted wood, with metal nails and a loincloth made by dipping a piece of cloth in gesso and ...
    • 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 

      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 

      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 

      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 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 

      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 

      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 Lucchese or Pisan artist
      This under-life-size painted wood crucifix, made in the late Trecento, is currently housed in the Museo di Villa Guinigi in Lucca. The cross is modern, the hands have been heavily restored, and the original polychromy only ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood crucifix is particularly revered, as it was used during (and may have been made for) the devotions of the Bianchi in 1399. The Bianchi were a lay devotional movement that swept across Italy. People wore ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto da Maiano, circle of
      This crucifix, currently housed in the museum of the Cenacolo del Fuligno in Florence, offers a particularly gentle and sweet representation of Christ's sacrifice, one of many created in the late fifteenth century (ca. ...
    • Crucifix 

      Raffaello da Montelupo
      This large crucifix, currently housed in the museum of the Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia in Florence, was made by Raffaello da Montelupo in 1537-40. Raffaello, the son of Baccio da Montelupo (also a sculptor of crucifixes), ...