Though I like things like the Della Robbia
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
: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
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.
Angele Mueller of Tallahatchie Gourmet catered the event The tasting tables were decorated in shades of green using flowers, fruit, and vegetables in the Della Robbia
PERHAPS it's sheer coincidence, but the current rise and rise in the popularity of Della Robbia
pottery - and hence the spiralling sums it's fetching in the saleroom - I reckon is down to the publication earlier this year of the definitive new book on the subject.
Luca della Robbia
's fifteenth-century relief also served as a representation of the first liberal art on the Florentine campanile (Figure 2), but moves away from the abstract allegory, which focuses on discipline for unruly children, and instead portrays a more historical scene, in which a master of grammar is shown reading and commenting on a classical text with adolescent male students with distinct features and strong, healthy bodies.