ROBBIA, Luca della
(b. 1399/1400, Firenze, d. 1482, Firenze)

Madonna and Child

c. 1465
Glazed terracotta
Santa Maria, Impruneta

This relief portrays the Child lying with his arms and head resting tenderly on the breast of his mother. It was executed for the Chapel of the Cross in the collegiate church of Santa Maria at Impruneta. This chapel houses a piece of wood the True Cross.

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