Della-Robbia

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Della-Robbia del-la-rob′ya a term applied to enamelled terra-cotta, said to have been invented by Luca della Robbia.
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Usage

In literature:

Please, Mr. President, I want some gray stucco cottages, with Luca della Robbia figures baked into the front.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
Something more remains of Luca della Robbia; something more of a history, of outward changes and fortunes, is expressed through his work.
"The Renaissance" by Walter Pater
Though I like things like the Della Robbia babies better.
"A Room With A View" by E. M. Forster
Four sculptors, the younger contemporaries of Luca della Robbia, and marked by certain common qualities, demand attention next.
"Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3" by John Addington Symonds
I met you in nineteen two, at Countess della Robbia's in Florence.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
And the 'swathed babies' are the work of Andrea della Robbia.
"Barbara's Heritage" by Deristhe L. Hoyt
The pupil of a goldsmith practising the craft of a founder, he cast the sacristy gates of the Duomo for Luca della Robbia.
"Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa" by Edward Hutton
Sculpture led the race, and in the front ranks was Luca della Robbia, founder of the school which bears his family name.
"The Madonna in Art" by Estelle M. Hurll
The work of Luca Della Robbia will not be treated as sculpture in this book.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Prince Giovanni Della Robbia, known to his friends in Rome as Vanno, went down early to dinner at the Paris.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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