The conservation of della Robbia sculpture: An exhibition as initiator of work

Abigail Hykin


There has been a resurgence of interest in glazed terracotta sculpture from the Italian Renaissance. This article provides an overview of work of the della Robbia and related workshops, summarizing the history, technique, and observations gleaned from the 2016 to 2017 exhibition, Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence.

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2017 | Chicago | Volume 24