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Carlo Crivelli - Later Works
By the year 1475 we may consider that Crivelli had perfected his art. Though we shall find plenty of signs of progress up to the end of his career, it is not untrue to say that there was little left for him to learn. His ideals had been fixed, and his methods had been tested. All traces of the elementary stage have disappeared.
Carlo Crivelli - His Influence
WITH such strongly-marked individuality of style it might have been expected that Crivelli would leave a school of imitators behind him. As a matter of fact we know by name only two painters who worked in dependence on him, and their dated pictures are not later than the latest of Crivelli's.
Luca Della Robbia
TILL half-a-century ago, travellers and art students visiting Italy seem to have overlooked all but the greatest works of Luca della Robbia, passing by the minor works unobserved, and not even mentioning them in their notes. But his fame, after slumbering for ages, has now again revived to claim some of its former glory.
Luca Della Robbia - Biographical
DOCUMENTS relating to the Florentine family of della Robbia enable us to state that Luca the sculptor was born in 1400, in the house of his fore-fathers in Via S. Egidio. In 1446, with his brother Marco and his nephew Andrea, he removed to a house in Via Guelfa, in which he resided until his death.
Luca Della Robbia - Dated And Authenticated Works
WE may divide the della Robbia sculpture into three classes—first, those of which no repetitions are found, as they were expressly ordered from the fabbrica by congregations and families. On most of these we shall find the coats of arms or devices of those by whom they were commissioned.
Luca Della Robbia - Works In The National Museum, Florence
THE bas-relief, No. 10, can, without doubt, be ascribed to Luca della Robbia. The Holy Virgin is represented holding her left hand on the head of the Infant Saviour, who is attired in a very short tunic. The figure of the Madonna has slightly deteriorated, but the hands and other details are very beautiful.
Luca Della Robbia - Unauthenticated Works In Florence
IN the Church of SS. Apostoli there is a tabernacle in the chapel of the Accajuoli family that many authors assign to Luca, among them Bocchi, Del Migliore, Padre Richa, Domenico Moreni, Gargiolli, Van Rumohr, Bulgarini, Fantozzi, and Rio, the last named describing it as follows...
Luca Della Robbia - Works In Private Families
Palazzo della Stufa, Piazza. S. Lorenzo.—We have no documents to prove that this medallion was wrought by Luca della Robbia, but it speaks for itself. A splendid frame of fruit and flowers encircles the arms of the della Stufa family. There are in few private collections any bas-reliefs that can equal the beauty of this one.
Luca Della Robbia - Doubtful Works Near Florence
Convent of S. Marco. — A graceful and lovely relief of the Madonna and Child, which Milanesi, Perkins, Barbet de Jouy, and Leader Scott have noted as a genuine work of Luca, and one in his purest style. Castle of Vincigliata. — Leader Scott, to whom we owe such careful studies in archæology, ascribes to Luca a small statuette in the possession of Mr. Temple Leader, and describes it as follows...
Luca Della Robbia - Doubtful Works In Various Towns Of Italy
Aquila (Abruzzi). Church of S. Bernardino.—Few historians and critics have mentioned this altar-piece of Robbia ware, which Charles Perkins attributes to Luca, and which, according to Leosini, was brought from Florence by Oliva Vetusti for their family chapel. In the lower part the Lord is represented rising from the tomb, with saints on each side, and soldiers sleeping on the ground.
Luca Della Robbia - Works At Private And Public Sales
Four bas - reliefs were catalogued at the sale at the Palace of S. Donato (near Florence), belonging to Prince Demidoff, as remarkable works of Luca della Robbia and sold as genuine. They were as follows: No. 374. Bust of S. Jerome.—A circular medallion, in high relief, enwreathed in a garland of fruit. It represented S. Jerome preaching.
Luca Della Robbia - Works In England
SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM - No. 438.—Bas-relief, Adoration of the Magi, formerly a portion of a predella. It has every characteristic of Luca's hand. It came from the Soulanges Collection. The figures are white on a blue ground.
Luca Della Robbia - Works In Berlin And Paris
BERLIN MUSEUMNo. 113. - Unglazed pointed lunette. This is of terra-cotta, but neither glazed nor coloured, and no doubt it was never completed. Notwithstanding the authority of recent writers, it is with the greatest reserve that we must attribute any of the stuccos of the Berlin Museum to Luca della Robbia.
Luca Della Robbia Work And Position In Italian Art
THE position of Luca della Robbia in Italian Art is one of great eminence, but it is not easy to compare his works with those of his immediate contemporaries, as he occupies a position quite removed from them. It is one which he himself created, and which he alone could fill.
Luca Della Robbia - Chronological List Of Works
1431-40 Two gilded figures for the grand cornice of the Cantoria...
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