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    • Veronica 

      unknown artist
      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 ...
    • Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints Barbara, James, John the Baptist, Lawrence, and Catherine of Alexandria 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta tabernacle stands in the heart of the modern city of Florence, at the intersection of via Nazionale and via dell'Ariento. It was commissioned in 1522 by the Reame di Beliemme ("Kingdom of Bethlehem"), ...
    • Virgin and Child with Saints Cosmas and Damian 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece by Andrea della Robbia was commissioned by Francesco Sassetti for his chapel in the Badia Fiesolana. The reconstruction of the Badia was financed by Cosimo de' Medici and completed in 1466. ...
    • Virgin Annunciate 

      Agostino di Giovanni and Stefano Acolti
      This painted wood statue of the Annunciate Virgin was long thought to be the work of Nino Pisano (active in the late trecento), but then a cleaning in 1947 revealed the following inscription: A. A. MCCCXXI. AGUSTINUS ...
    • Virgin Annunciate 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood figure of the Virgin Annunciate was in San Domenico in Pisa and is now housed in the Museo di San Matteo in Pisa. The figure had jointed arms, now only ruined stubs (and likely also jointed elbows). These ...
    • Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist Mourning 

      Luca della Robbia, Workshop of, attributed to
      These painted terracotta sculptures of the mourning Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist flank an older crucifix, which was originally a processional cross, but then was affixed here, with a frescoed backdrop and the ...
    • Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist Mourning 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      These painted wood sculptures of the mourning Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist were originally made to stand on either side of a crucifix. They come from the Spedale di Santa Chiara in Pisa and are currently housed ...
    • Visitation 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This lunette, now in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, was made for the San Michele in Palchetto, in Florence (Santa Elisabetta). The work is glazed terracotta, except for Mary's red dress, which is cold painted, because the ...
    • Visitation 

      Luca della Robbia
      Luca della Robbia made this almost life-size in the round glazed terracotta sculpture of the Visitation for the altar of the confraternity of St. Elizabeth in San Giovanni Fuorcivitas in the early 1440s. A document of 1445 ...
    • Way to Calvary (Carrying of the Cross) 

      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 ...
    • Young Boy in a Garland (called ""The Infant St. John"") 

      Luca della Robbia the Younger
      The face of the child featured in this terracotta tondo has been cold painted, whereas the rest of the sculpture is glazed. The work can be found today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole. The work is attributed to Luca della ...
    • Young Boy in a Garland (called ""The Infant St. John"") 

      Girolamo della Robbia
      This partially glazed terracotta tondo can be found today in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole. The work is attributed to Girolamo della Robbia, one of the sons of Andrea della Robbia. Images such as these of beautiful young ...
    • Young Deacon 

      Desiderio da Settignano, attributed to
      This bust, currently located in the Old Sacristy in San Lorenzo in Florence, has been much debated by scholars, who agree on the quality of the work but not its authorship or subject. Earlier scholars treated it as a work ...
    • Young St. John the Baptist in the Desert 

      Giovanni della Robbia, attributed to
      This partially glazed terracotta sculpture of St. John the Baptist in the desert as a child, now found in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, is likely to have been made for domestic devotion, given the small scale. Period texts ...