• Baby Jesus 

      unknown Florentine artist
      This approximately life-size painted terracotta sculpture of a wriggling baby, presumably Jesus, is currently housed in the museum of Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Documents attest to the popularity of naturalistic ...
    • Innocents 

      Della Robbia Workshop
      These two glazed terracotta tondi of babies in swaddling are clearly workshop productions, much smaller versions of Andrea della Robbia's tondi from the façade of the Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence. These works were ...
    • Innocents 

      Andrea della Robbia
      These glazed terracotta depictions of babies in various degrees of swaddling were made to fit the pre-existing roundels in Brunelleschi's famous Renaissance loggia of the Ospedale degli Innocenti. The babies are the Innocents ...
    • Madonna and Child 

      Donatello, follower of
      This relief, made of marble, partially gilded with coloured glass inserts, is set into the elaborate nineteenth century Lombardi funereal monument in the wall of the Medici Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence. The composition ...