ROBBIA, Andrea della
(b. 1435, Firenze, d. 1525, Firenze)

Annunciation (detail)

c. 1475
Glazed terracotta
Chiesa Maggiore, La Verna

After the announcement, the angel, kneeling in prayer, awaits the response of the Virgin. The figure of the angel shows a close resemblance to some of Verrocchio's figures, such as the David in the Bargello.

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