Robbia, Giovanni della
|born on||19 May 1469 Jul.Cal. (28 May 1469 greg.) at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15|
|Timezone||LMT m11e15 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||06°28' 16°40 Asc. 06°24'|
Italian Renaissance ceramic artist. He was the son of Andrea della Robbia and grandnephew of Luca della Robbia. He inherited the father's workshop after his death, enhancing the polychrome character of the ceramic glaze works. He died in 1529.
- Death, Cause unspecified 1529
Sy Scholfield quotes "Giovanni della Robbia" by Allan Marquand (Princeton University Press, 1920), p. xi: "Giovanni della Robbia was born on the nineteenth of May, 1469 at three o'clock in the morning, and was baptized on the following day. The baptismal records give him two names 'Giovanni et Antonio,' although he was known only by the former."
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Ceramic artist)