Robbia, Giovanni della

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Name
Robbia, Giovanni della Gender: M
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)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°28' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 16°40 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 06°24'



Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 1529

Source Notes

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."

Categories

  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Ceramic artist)