Luca della Robbia


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(1399/1400–1482), and


Florentine artists. Luca's work includes marble sculptures, the bronze north sacristy door of the cathedral at Florence, and works in enamelled terracotta. These often show white figures on a pale-blue ground, framed by borders of fruit and flowers. That of his nephew Andrea includes the series of medallions with infants for the front of the Foundling Hospital at Florence and numerous Madonnas.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

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