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    • 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 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This image of Christ the Redeemer one of many terracotta busts of Christ produced by Verrocchio, his workshop, and his followers in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. The physical features of Christ are close ...
    • 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 ...
    • Christ the Redeemer 

      Agnolo di Polo, attributed to
      This painted terracotta bust of Christ, is attributed to Agnolo di Polo (b. 1470 d. 1526), a follower of Verrocchio. This is one of many such terracotta busts of Christ produced by Verrocchio, his workshop, and his followers ...
    • Christ the Redeemer 

      Agnolo di Polo, attributed to
      This terracotta sculpture is attributed to Agnolo di Polo (b. 1470 d. 1526), a follower of Verrocchio and collaborator of Giovanni della Robbia (to whom this sculpture has also been attributed). This three-quarter length ...
    • Christ the Redeemer 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This painted terracotta relief recalls classical models, with the strict profile (with a Roman nose), the cropping of the figure into a bust, and the treatment of the hair and beard. It follows a fashion for images of ...
    • Ciborium 

      Gagini Workshop
      Domenico Gagini, the patriarch of family of sculptors, was born in Bissone (modern Switzerland) and then traveled south, working in Brunelleschi's shop before settling in Sicily, where he and his descendants had a flourishing ...
    • Coronation of Pope Pius III 

      Pintoricchio
      In this fresco in Siena Cathedral above the entrance to the Piccolomini Library the central figure, Pope Pius III, has been sculpted in relief (presumably in stucco) before being painted and gilded. This adds to the vivid ...
    • Coronation of the Virgin with Saints 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece was made by Andrea della Robbia at the behest of the family of Pier Paolo Ugurgeri, the vicar general of the Observant Franciscans. Ugurgeri founded in 1474 the new church of the Osservanza ...
    • Coronation of the Virgin with Saints 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta lunette on the façade of Ognissanti in Florence was made by Benedetto Buglioni in c. 1510. The central figures of God the Father crowning Mary Queen of Heaven are very similar to those in the lunette ...