Category:Adoration of the Magi (c. 1500–1510) by Andrea della Robbia

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Artist
Andrea della Robbia  (1435–1525) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q195655
Andrea della Robbia
Description Italian sculptor
Date of birth/death 28 October 1435 4 August 1525
Location of birth/death Florence Florence
Work location Florence
Authority control
Title The Adoration of the Magi. wikidata:Q4684622
Description
English: Altarpiece depicting the three wise men with their attendants, offering gifts to the Holy Family. In the sky above are two angels carrying the Star of Bethlehem. The coat of arms of the Albizzi family appear on either end of the base.
Date between circa 1500 and circa 1510
Medium Enamelled terracotta.
Dimensions Height: 221.7 cm (87.3 in). Width: 184 cm (72.4 in). Depth: 28.3 cm (11.1 in). .
Victoria and Albert Museum Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q213322
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Native name Victoria and Albert Museum
Location London
Coordinates 51° 29′ 27″ N, 0° 07′ 38″ W Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.vam.ac.uk
Authority control
room 50b Medieval and Renaissance Galleries, case WS, shelf EXP
Accession number 4412-1857
Place of creation Italy
Object history
  • probably commissioned for the church of San Michele or San Andrea at Rovezzano, which were under the patronage of the Albizzi family at the end of the 15th century.
  • Acquired in Paris by the Museum.
References Victoria and Albert Museum
Andrea della robbia, adorazione dei magi, 1500-10.JPG