Andrea della Robbia
BiographyIt carried to a very great diffusion the art of the terracotta invetriata while becoming the Master-craftsman of the workshop inherited his uncle. Contrary to its famous predecessors, it is not with properly a sculptor and it is inspired more contemporary painting than with the sculpture. Its works, often in white and blue two-color printing, are widespread in the churches and the palates of all Tuscany. Between its more successes, large the panels in sanctuary of Verna, or the medallion with the saints Francesco and Domenico in the loggia of San Paolo in Florence. The beautiful medallions comprising of the children crown harmonieusementles arches of the Spedale degli Innocenti .
Inside the Church of Santa Maria Assunta of Spezia is preserved its polychrome terra cotta in medallion representing the Couronnement of the high of approximately 3 m and broad Virgin approximately 2,50 m at the base which one wanted to allot a long time to his uncle Luca.
Its work is kept meadows of the church of Santa Maria di Gesù has Trapani said Madonna degli Angeli and ordered by the Staiti family. Compared to its prédécessurs, its style more is idealized and, perhaps, the least experimental. It had five brothers and three wire, between which talenteux Giovanni della Robbia which continued the activity of the workshop of the family.
- Blazon of the Arte della Lana out of terra cotta enamelled with the Museo dell' Opera del Duomo of Florence.
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