Giovanni della Robbia

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Saint Sebastian, Musée du Louvre, Paris.

Giovanni della Robbia (1469–1529) was an 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.


  • Ybl, Ervin (1962). Robbia. Budapest: Képzőművészeti Alap Kiadóvállalata. 

External links[edit]

  • European sculpture and metalwork, a collection catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Giovanni della Robbia (see index)