Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
ADJUNCT MODULE D: WORLD ART
Preferred Title:
Annunciation
Image View:
Detail, the Archangel Gabriel and lilies
Creator:
Andrea della Robbia (Italian sculptor, 1435-ca. 1528)
Location:
repository: Museo dell'Ospedale degli Innocenti (Florence, Tuscany, Italy)
Location Note:
Piazza della Santissima Annunziata
GPS:
43.776389 11.261111
Date:
ca. 1490 (creation)
Cultural Context:
Italian
Style Period:
Fifteenth century; Renaissance
Work Type 1:
sculpture (visual work)
Work Type 2:
tympanum
Classification:
Sculpture and Installations
Material:
tin-glazed terracotta
Technique:
casting (process); fabrication attributes: ceramics; molding (forming)
Measurements:
154 cm (height) x 285 cm (width)
Subjects:
New Testament; Angels; Gabriel (Archangel); Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint; putti; lilies; lunette
Description:
This has also been attributed to a follower of Andrea. Along with the usual Annunciation iconography, God the Father is seen at upper center, releasing the dove of the Holy Spirit. (Source: Fondazione Federico Zeri (University of Bologna); http://catalogo.fond azionezeri.unibo.it/ )
Collection:
Archivision Adjunct Module D: World Art
Identifier:
6A1-ROBBIA-FO-A-A02
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Annunciation