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Plaster Casts Italy With digital objects
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Apoxyomenos (Vatican Apoxyomenos)

  • PC/002
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.An athlete, caught in the familiar act of scraping sweat and dust from his body with the small curved instrument that the Romans called a stri...

Foundling Roundel

  • PC/044
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Foundling roundel, attributed to Della Robia. Origially glazed blue and white terracotta, from Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence.

Not available / given

Madonna and Child

  • PC/046
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Roundel, surrounded by fruits. School of Della Robbia, barberini collection.

Not available / given

Putti and foliage (Tondo)

  • PC/106
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Putti surrounded by symmetrical curling foliage. Thought to be c16th, Italian.

Not available / given

Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This sarcophagus appears to have been made for the church of Santa Giustina at Padua and is perhaps identical with a marble shrine commissioned in 1476 to contain the body of the saint. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carv...

Not available / given

Virgin and Child

  • PC/047
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original relief in blue and white tin-glazed terracotta made by Andrea della Robbia in Florence in 1487-88. The relief is believed to have been commissioned by Gabriele di Cambio de' Medici, whose marriage to Lucrezia di Alessandro Rondinelli...

Not available / given

Virgin and Child Roundel

  • PC/049A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century to 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

By Andrea della Robbia (1435-1525), in Florence in the late 15th or early 16th century. Virgin and Child with two Cherub heads. Circular relief in blue and white enamelled terracotta. The Virgin holds the Child standing on her right. She is repres...