Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Madonna and Child
  • Andrea della Robbia
    1435–1525
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Florence, Italy
  • Madonna and Child, circa 1495
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, glazing
  • Object Height/Width: oval 76.2 x 48.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: oval 30 x 19 in
  • Gift of Samuel Kress Foundation in honor of Miss Mary Davis
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0033
Description
Literature

At center there is a woman (identified as Mary) holding child (identified as Jesus). Gold leafy design forms border around image. There is a blue and gold crest at BC. Scrolling work and dragon figures at TR and TL.