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Imitator of Andrea della Robbia (figure); Probably Italian 16th Century (framing garland)
Saint Peter

K26
1884
c. 1900/1925 (figure); c. 1550 (framing garland)
glazed terracotta, glazed
Sculpture
95 x 55 cm (37 3/8 x 21 5/8 in)
Robbia, Luca della, 1400-1482
(Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Rome); sold October 1927 to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955], New York; [1] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] The bill of sale for paintings, maiolica, furniture, antique velvets, and several sculptures, including a "Della Robbia -- St. Peter with fruit frame," is dated 5 October 1927 (copy in NGA curatorial files).
1939.1.329
26
A-33
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