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dc.contributor.authorAndrea della Robbiaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-06T15:27:09Z
dc.date.available2018-09-06T15:27:09Z
dc.date.createdc. 1485en_US
dc.identifier.citationGiancarlo Gentilini, I Della Robbia (Florence: Cantini, 1992), I: 221, 270, n. 30.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/24570
dc.descriptionMuseo di San Marco, Florenceen_US
dc.description.abstractAndrea della Robbia made several versions of this composition, probably using a mold. He then customized each, for example by changing the framing elements and adding a familial coat of arms. Here the arms are those of Brunazio Compagni and Antonietta Landi, who were married in 1485. This glazed terracotta relief, now in the Museo di San Marco in Florence, was surely made for the occasion, persumably for domestic devotion. An image of the exemplar of lily-white chastity adoring her beautiful baby boy (his genitalia showing to make this clear) would be particularly appropriate, both for prayer, and because looking at images of healthly baby boys was thought to help women conceive a boy. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.en_US
dc.format.mediumGlazed terracottaen_US
dc.subjectMadonnaen_US
dc.subjectChilden_US
dc.subjectMaryen_US
dc.subjectChristen_US
dc.subjectJesusen_US
dc.subjectliliesen_US
dc.titleMadonna Adoring the Childen_US
dc.typeImageen_US
dc.rights.holderUna D'Eliaen_US
dc.rights.licensePhotograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licenseen_US


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