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Renaissance Nun’s ‘Last Supper’ Painting Makes Public Debut After 450 Years in Hiding | Smart News | Smithsonian

 

detail Jesus and John post Restoration (Rabatti & Domingie)

The 21-foot canvas, created by self-taught artist and nun Plautilla Nelli, is now on view in Florence . . .

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Della Robbia’s Gloriously Colorful Renaissance Sculptures

 

 

Luca della Robbia, “Virgin and Child in a niche” (1460), glazed terracotta with gilt and painted details, overall: 18 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss)

 

 

Luca della Robbia, “Virgin and Child with Lilies” (1400-82), glazed terracotta, overall: 18 7/8 x 14 9/16 inches (courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Qunicy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton)

The National Gallery of Art explores the radical inventiveness of the della Robbia family, the clay and color masters of the Italian Renaissance.

Source: Della Robbia’s Gloriously Colorful Renaissance Sculptures

Fukushima Renaissance by Taro Aizu

In Fukushima this child wears a dosimeter around his neck

 Fukushima Renaissance