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    • 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 ornamentsthe 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 ...
    • Chapel of the Cross 

      Luca della Robbia
      This chapel was built to to serve as a sacrament altar, the house a relic of the True Cross presented to the church of Santa Maria in Impruneta by Pippo Spano, and to mirror the Chapel of the Madonna, which houses the ...
    • Chapel of the Crucifix 

      Bernardo Rossellino, Luca della Robbia
      The tabernacle at San Miniato al Monte in Florence was commissioned by Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (Piero the Gouty) and was intended to hold the miraculous crucifix of St. Giovanni Gualberto. (The crucifix purportedly bowed ...
    • Chapel of the Madonna of Impruneta 

      Luca della Robbia
      This chapel was built to house the miraculous Madonna of Impruneta, one of the most revered images, thought by many to have been painted bt St. Luke, which was taken on procession in times of crisis in Florence. The humanist ...
    • Christ and a Young Man 

      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 ...
    • Christ and an Old Man 

      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 ...
    • Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This lunette, depicting Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well, is composed of several interlocking pieces of terracotta. Most of the surface is covered with colourful glazes, although areas of exposed flesh and Christ's ...
    • Christ before Annas 

      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 ...
    • Christ in Prayer 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta bust of Christ (currently housed in the sacristy of Santa Croce in Florence) has been attributed to Andrea della Robbia. The bust is loosely modelledon what was a popular type of image in the late ...
    • Christ in the Sepulchre, Adored by Saints and Angels 

      Andrea della Robbia and workshop
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece adorns a side altar in the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli at the Franciscan sanctuary of La Verna. At the center of the image is the dead Christ in the sepulchre, whose limp body is ...
    • Christ in the Tomb 

      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 ...
    • Christ on the Cross with Mary and John 

      Michele da Firenze (Michele di Niccolò Dini)
      Michele da Firenze specialized in painted terracotta sculptures -- though he is documented as a stonecarver, only his works in terracotta survive. This badly damaged group of Christ on the Cross between the mourning Mary ...
    • Christ the Redeemer 

      Benedetto da Maiano, workshop of
      This painted terracotta bust of Christ, with a wooden halo, located today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, was created by the workshop of Benedetto da Maiano. This is one of many such terracotta busts of Christ produced ...