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    • Madonna Adoring the Child 

      Andrea della Robbia, workshop of
      This glazed terracotta sculpture of the Madonna Adoring the Child (also known as the Madonna del Cuscino), was placed in the Cathedral of Arezzo in c. 1817. It is one of many versions of this popular subject made by the ...
    • 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 ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      unknown artist
      This wooden sculpture of St. Mary Magdalene in penitence in the wilderness towards the end of her life, her hair grown miraculously long to hide her nakedness, is housed in the Museo Diocesano, Arezzo. Though the museum ...
    • Madonna della Misericordia 

      unknown artist (after Bernardo Rossellino)
      This work was long thought by scholars to be Bernardo Rossellino's small terracotta model for his stone Madonna of the Misericordia (Madonna del Manto) for the façade of the Palazzo della Fraternità in Arezzo. Anne Markham ...
    • Funeral Monument of Francesco Roselli 

      Michele da Firenze (Michele di Niccolò Dini)
      Michele da Firenze specialized in terracotta -- though he is documented also as a stonecarver, only his works in terracotta survive. This elaborate tomb (originally painted) in San Francesco in Arezzo was made for the ...
    • Madonna and Child 

      unknown artist
      This sculpture (probably made of painted terracotta) is currently in Santissima Annunziata, Arezzo, but was very likely made originally for domestic devotion. These half-length Madonna's, often reproduced from molds in ...
    • Adoration of the Magi 

      Andrea della Robbia, attributed to
      Despite being excuted in cold-painted terracotta, rather than his trademark glazed terracotta, this sculptural group, along with the Nativity group made for the niche opposite in the Cappella della Madonna of the Cathedral ...
    • 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 ...
    • Madonna Adoring the Child 

      Andrea della Robbia
      In the centre of this tondo, Mary is shown in adoration of the infant Jesus. Surrounding the central image are ten cherubs that are in turn framed by a garland containing fruits and nuts, among them apples, oranges, and ...
    • Madonna and Child 

      Lorenzo Ghiberti, workshop of
      This painted terracotta sculpture (Oratorio di San Sebastiano, Florence) is one of many half-length terracotta reliefs of the Madonna and Child, often used for domestic devotion and then later donated to churches or ...
    • Meeting of Jesus and St. John the Baptist as Children 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This work, showing the meeting between Jesus and St. John the Baptist as children, may have been made to assist in the religious education of children, as period texts suggest that children should look at images of baby ...
    • Assumption of the Virgin 

      Andrea della Robbia, workshop of
      This glazed terracotta sculpture of the Assumption of the Virgin, attributed to the workshop of Andrea della Robbia, was one of several placed in the Cathedral of Arezzo in the nineteenth century. Photograph(s) licensed ...
    • St. Romulus and Companions 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta sculpture group, of which two of the orignal statues are missing, may have been commissioned by Pope Leo X when he was visiting the Badia Fiesolana (the original location of the group). The pope is ...
    • knight saint 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This statuette of glazed terracotta is identified as a saint in prayer owing to holes in its head that were used to attach a halo. The figure is sometimes identified as St. Ansanus. The sculpture can be found today in the ...
    • St. Francis of Assisi 

      Girolamo della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta statuette of St. Francis is shown by the artist, Girolamo della Robbia, holding a volume containing the Franciscan Rule and displaying his stigmata, including a wound on his chest. Girolamo was a son ...
    • 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 ...
    • St. Mary Magdalene 

      Giovanni della Robbia
      This partially glazed terracotta sculpture of the penitent Mary Magdalene, today located in the Museo Bandini in Fiesole, is said to date to the middle phase of Giovanni della Robbia's activity. The skin has been left ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...