della Robbia[del′lä rôb′byä; E del′ə rō′bē ə]
della Robbia definition by Webster's New World
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della Robbia, Luca 1400?-82; Florentine sculptor & worker in enameled terra cotta: member of a family of artists
della Robbia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Luca 1400?-1482.
Italian sculptor noted for his works of enameled terra cotta, for which he perfected a special glazing made of tin, antimony, and other substances. His nephew Andrea (1435-1525) and Andrea's son Giovanni (1469-1529) successively took over his workshop, one of the most important of the Florentine Renaissance.