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Robbia

(ˈrəʊbɪə; Italian ˈrobbja)
n
1. (Biography) Andrea della (anˈdrɛːa ˈdɛlla). 1435–1525, Florentine sculptor, best known for his polychrome reliefs and his statues of infants in swaddling clothes
2. (Biography) his uncle, Luca della (ˈluːka ˈdɛlla). ?1400–82, Florentine sculptor, who perfected a technique of enamelling terra cotta for reliefs
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Rob•bia

(ˈroʊ bi ə)

n.
Andrea della, 1435–1525, and his uncle, Luca della, c1400–82, Italian sculptors.
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The rest of the furniture of this privileged apartment consisted of old cabinets, filled with Chinese porcelain and Japanese vases, Lucca della Robbia faience, and Palissy platters; of old arm-chairs, in which perhaps had sat Henry IV.
Though I like things like the Della Robbia babies better."
He had opened several retreat houses in California, where Father Luigi Sciocheti of San Francisco, one of the world's greatest religious ceramicists working in the Della Robbia style, had already done work for him.
The pride of the gallery's displays is its Della Robbia pottery collection, beautiful artefacts from Birkenhead's very own ceramics factory, which played a key part in the arts and crafts movement in the late 19th century.
Specifically, Arienti spoke about the process behind his interpretation of "The Resurrection of Christ" by Giovanni della Robbia, while Buckman spoke to her experience working alongside Fremont, and the original inspiration behind "Champ," a larger-scale public installation based on her 2016 piece "Champion."
The grand smoking room was in Italian Renaissance again, with a marble chimneypiece, surmounted by a carved wooden hood copied from a Della Robbia original.
As a young adult, Rojas moved to Spain and studied at the prestigious Delia Robbia in Seville, specializing in sculpture and ceramics.
were the most prominent, while Doulton, Della Robbia, Pilkington, Copeland and Wedgwood all produced highly collectable tiles.
Memorial is a masculine death mask resting on a tray surrounded by a della Robbia wreath of baseballs, tennis balls, apples and bananas.
The Caccia painting is one of about 70 works in the exhibit, which include standout pieces by Luca della Robbia, Fra Filippo Lippi, Sandro Botticelli, Albrecht Durer, Titian, Caravaggio, and Rembrandt.