• Annunciate Virgin 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This poorly statue in the Museo di San Matteo in Pisa is missing the left arm and part of the right, and only has polychrome partially preserved on the face and neck. Bare wood, stucco, and what look like worm holes attest ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      Francesco di Valdambrino, Jacopo della Quercia, and other Sienese artists made many of these pairs of large (almost life-size) statues of the the Angel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary, possibly to stand in niches on either ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      Francesco di Valdambrino, Jacopo della Quercia, and other Sienese artists made many of these pairs of large (almost life-size) statues of the Angel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary, possibly to stand in niches on either side ...
    • Annunciation 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      These painted wood statues of the Annunciate Virgin and the Angel Gabriel are from the convent of San Francesco in Pisa, which became (after deconsecration) the Museo Civico and then the Museo di San Matteo, where these ...
    • 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 ...
    • Madonna and Child 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This magnificent image of the Madonna enthroned with baby Jesus regally dressed and blessing, comes from a church in Castello di Barbialla (in the Val d'Evola) and is currently in the Cathedral of Volterra. The Madonna and ...
    • St. Anthony Abbot 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This painted wood sculpture can be attributed to Francesco di Valdambrino on the basis of style and technique. The missing left hand probably held a tau (upper-case t-shaped) cross, generally shown in depictions of the ...
    • St. Nicholas of Tolentino 

      Francesco di Valdambrino
      This painted wood sculpture is currently housed in the Museo di Villa Guinigi in Lucca. Francesco di Valdambrino, the Sienese specialist in wood sculpture, made the work in 1407, as demonstrated by a document discovered ...
    • 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      These painted wood sculptures of the mourning Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist were originally made to stand on either side of a crucifix.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 ...