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ROBBIA, Luca della (1400 - 1482), Sculptor (terracotta, marble), potter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBBIA, Luca della (1400 - 1482), Sculptor (terracotta, marble), potter

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1400; died 10 February 1482.

Sculptor (terracotta, marble), potter.

Florentine School.

Luca della Robbia was the head of a long line of Florentine sculptors who created works of tin-glazed terracotta sculpture Luca was supposed to have invented. He is less known for his marble sculptures and bronzes - understandable, given that his successors produced almost entirely ceramics. His great skill was in

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