European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Virgin and Angels Adoring the Christ ChildMade in Florence, Italy, Europe
Luca Della Robbia, Italian (active Florence), 1400 - 1482. Perhaps assisted by Andrea Della Robbia, Italian (active Florence), 1435 - 1525. Frame attributed to Andrea Della Robbia, Italian (active Florence), 1435 - 1525.
W1930-1-64a,bPurchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930
LabelRound reliefs of the Adoration were sometimes placed in Florentine Renaissance bedchambers. If such was the original location of this masterpiece, the patron must have been an important one. The collector Edmond Foulc added the decorative frame in the late nineteenth century.
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