Masterpieces Under the Microscope: Andrea della Robbia and James Brade Sward
Andrea della Robbia’s Virgin Mary is unveiled for the first time since undergoing conservation at Williamstown + Atlanta Art Conservation Center. The statue dates to ca. 1480 and, throughout the years, cracks in the glazed surface were filled and patches made to the Virgin’s cloak, shoulder, and the back of her head. Through a grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network, Virgin Mary was carefully removed from Hyde House, packed, and shipped to Williamstown, where it was painstakingly conserved. Masterpieces Under the Microscope examines the Museum’s commitment to preserving the della Robbia family’s legacy. The Hyde Collection is proud to be one of just five museums in the United States with sculptures by all three generations of the famous della Robbia family.
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