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Luca della Robbia: Virgin and Child with Lilies, ca.1460-70
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed


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Luca della Robbia

[Italian Early Renaissance Sculptor, ca.1400-1482]

• Also known as:  Luca di Simone della Robbia
• Relationships: Great-uncle of Giovanni della Robbia.
Great-uncle of Girolamo della Robbia.
Uncle of Andrea della Robbia.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteLuca della Robbia at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Madonna and Child, 1445/50

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Sculpture collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
14 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Madonna of the Lilies, ca.1450-60

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Adoration of the Shepherds, majolica

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
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Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

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Notable SiteLuca della Robbia at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLuca della Robbia in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

University of Leipzig, Germany  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Luca della Robbia  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

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