Luca della Robbia art links 


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Luca della Robbia: Virgin and Child with Lilies, ca.1460-70
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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 SiteLuca della Robbia at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Madonna and Child, 1445/50

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Sculpture collection online

Notable SiteLuca della Robbia at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Luca della Robbia

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

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
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Virgin and Angels Adoring the Christ Child

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
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Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

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Notable SiteLuca della Robbia in 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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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