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ROBBIA, Andrea della (1435 - 1525), Sculptor, potter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBBIA, Andrea della (1435 - 1525), Sculptor, potter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 28 October 1435; died 1525.

Sculptor, potter.

Florentine School.

Andrea della Robbia was the nephew and pupil of Luca della Robbia. Andrea's style is less realistic and slightly inferior to that of his teacher. With the help of his sons, Andrea produced a considerable volume of work which is decorative in character, and in which the study of human physiognomy

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