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

Madonna della Cintola

c. 1486
Glazed terracotta, 388 x 236 cm
Santa Maria degli Angeli, La Verna

The Madonna della Cintola (Madonna of the Girdle) was realised c. 1486 for the main altar of Santa Maria degli Angeli. It was commissioned by the Bartoli and Ruccelai families and it manifests the structure of the altarpieces of the 1470s.

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