Tabernacle with the Adoration of the Christ Child

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  • Title

    Tabernacle with the Adoration of the Christ Child

  • Artist/maker

    workshop of Andrea Della Robbia (1435 - 1525) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Florence (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1470 - 1475
  • Material and technique

    tin-glazed terracotta

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    78 cm of relief (height)
    41 cm (width)
    118 x 88 cm tabernacle frame (height x width)
    84.5 cm of wings (height)
    24 cm of left wing (width)
    23.5 cm of right wing (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Reymond, Marcel, Les Della Robbia (Florence/Alinari Freres, 1897), p. 159

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), no.99

Whistler, Catherine, Baroque and Later Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (London: Modern Art Press, 2016), illus. p. 147 fig. 38.1

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