Adolescent Confratelli and the Cantoria of Luca della Robbia

Mode, Robert L.
March 1986
Art Bulletin;Mar1986, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p67
Academic Journal
Examines the youthful choristers who occupy the side reliefs on the 'Cantoria' sculpture of Luca della Robbia for the Florence Cathedral in Italy. Role of adolescent confratelli who engaged in hymn-making and psalmody in the painting; Impact of religious practices and developments in church music in Florence during the 1430s on the imagery employed by Luca for the cathedral project.


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