ROBBIA, Luca della
(b. 1399/1400, Firenze, d. 1482, Firenze)
The Peretola Tabernacle1441-43
Marble, bronze and glazed terracotta, 260 x 122 cm
Santa Maria, Peretola
This is the first documented work in which Robbia introduced - although only partly - the technique of glazed terracotta into sculpture. The bronze parts of the tabernacle are not from Robbia.