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    • Crucifix 

      Donatello
      Over a century after this crucifix was made (c. 1408), Vasari recounted an anecdote about this crucifix. The tale goes that when Brunelleschi saw this crucifix, he said that Christ looked like a farmer. Donatello challenged ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown artist
      This painted wood crucifix is particularly revered, as it was used during (and may have been made for) the devotions of the Bianchi in 1399. The Bianchi were a lay devotional movement that swept across Italy. People wore ...
    • Crucifix 

      Giovanni Pisano, attributed to
      This under-life-size crucifix (made out of painted wood) has been attributed to Giovanni Pisano himself after cleaning revealed the abraided original surface under many layers of heavy repaint. The restoration also returned ...
    • Crucifix 

      Benedetto da Maiano, circle of
      This crucifix, currently housed in the museum of the Cenacolo del Fuligno in Florence, offers a particularly gentle and sweet representation of Christ's sacrifice, one of many created in the late fifteenth century (ca. ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown Lucchese or Pisan artist
      This under-life-size painted wood crucifix, made in the late Trecento, is currently housed in the Museo di Villa Guinigi in Lucca. The cross is modern, the hands have been heavily restored, and the original polychromy only ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix (in Santi Paolino e Donato in Lucca) was made in the early trecento by a German artist. Crucifixes by Northern artists are quite common in Italy at this time, and so it seems likely that German ...
    • Crucifix 

      Raffaello da Montelupo
      This large crucifix, currently housed in the museum of the Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia in Florence, was made by Raffaello da Montelupo in 1537-40. Raffaello, the son of Baccio da Montelupo (also a sculptor of crucifixes), ...
    • Crucifix 

      Filippo Brunelleschi
      Over a century after this crucifix was made (likely 1410-15), Vasari recounted an anecdote about this crucifix. The tale goes that when Brunelleschi saw Donatello's Santa Croce crucifix, he said that Christ looked like a ...
    • Crucifix 

      Maso di Bartolomeo
      This crucifix, currently housed in the sacristy of Santa Maria Novella in Florence, was previously on the altar of the Trinity in the left aisle of the church. Margrit Lisner attributes it on the basis of style to Maso di ...
    • Crucifix 

      unknown German artist
      This painted wood crucifix, currently housed in the Cappella della Pura in Santa Maria Novella in Florence, offers a particularly grim image of Christ's suffering body: painfully thin with protruding bones, slumping low ...
    • Crucifix (Volto Santo) 

      unknown Tuscan artist
      This painted wood crucifix is a copy of a work known as the Volto Santo (holy face). According to believers, the Volto Santo, a wooden polychrome crucifix, is both the result of a miracle and miracle-working. It was supposed ...
    • Crucifix with St. Mary Magdalene 

      Benedetto Buglioni
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece in the church of San Pietro in Radicofani was made by Benedetto Buglioni. The techniques of using glazed terracotta were a closely-guarded secret of the Della Robbia family, one that, ...
    • Crucifix with St. Mary Magdalene, St. Anthony of Padua, and St. George 

      Bartolomeo di Giovanni
      This small crucifix (in poor condition and which looks to be made of painted wood) is affixed to a metal cross and housed in a painted tabernacle, with St. Mary Magdalene praying beneath the cross and Saints Anthony of ...
    • Crucifixion 

      unknown artists from San Gimignano
      A possibly earlier small painted wood crucifix was affixed to an early sixteenth-century oil painting of the mourning St. Mary and St. John the Evangelist. Though this adds a narrative context, the calmness of the mourners ...
    • Crucifixion 

      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 ...
    • Crucifixion 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This monumental altarpiece by Andrea della Robbia adorns the Chapel of the Stigmata at the Franciscan sanctuary of La Verna. The chapel was built to commemorate the site where Saint Francis received the Stigmata, physical ...
    • Crucifixion 

      Andrea della Robbia
      This glazed terracotta altarpiece is currently housed in Santa Maria Primerana in Fiesole behind plexiglass, which makes the work difficult to see and photograph. The inscription (Jeremiah I: 12, calling the traveller to ...
    • Crucifiy Him 

      Benedetto Buglioni, attributed to
      This painted terracotta sculpture is in in a niche on the exterior of 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 ...
    • A Crude Case: Landscapes of Extraction in Canadian Contemporary Visual Culture 

      French, Elysia
      In this dissertation, I examine the relationship between visual culture and the culture of oil in Canada, specifically, the visual culture of the Alberta oil sands. I situate my research in the context of recent contentious ...
    • Crustacean zooplankton sedimentary assemblages and the calcium concentration of softwater Ontario lakes 

      Jeziorski, Adam (2011-04-01)
      In recent decades, many softwater lakes on the boreal shield have experienced significant reductions in aqueous calcium (Ca) concentrations. These declines are a long-term consequence of acid deposition due to the depletion ...