Virgin and Angels Adoring the Christ Child
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.
Round 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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