Tag Archives: Andrea del Verrocchio

Tobias and the Angel—miracle or medical?

Elizabeth Colledge  Jacksonville, Florida, United States   Tobias and the Angel. Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio. between circa 1470 and circa 1475. The National Gallery. Via Wikimedia. Admirers of Andrea del Verrocchio’s painting Tobias and the Angel (circa 1470-1475) may be unaware of the purpose of Tobias’s journey with the archangel Raphael. The Book of […]

The death of Francesca Tornabuoni: examining childbirth amidst societal rebirth

Katrina Genuis Victoria, Canada   Figure 1: The Death of Francesca Tornabuoni, c.1478-79 Marble Relief Sculpture. From the workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy Introduction The Italian Renaissance. These mere words herald a mental avalanche of associations; images of flourishing architecture, fresco paintings, overflowing libraries, and expanding commerce flow into […]