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Dish or plate with Hannibal Encountering Roman Troops in Italy

Artist:
Probably workshop of Guido Durantino (Italian, Urbino, active 1516–ca. 1576)
Date:
ca. 1550–60
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 × 15 3/4 in. (7.3 × 40 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.366
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in center on back: • 47 • / Annibal venne al buon Cornelio à fronte, / E molto apprezza le sue forze pronte. [trans.: 47. Hannibal comes to face the good Cornelius and much esteems his troops in readiness.]
probably Medici family , Florence, perhaps by 1588 ; probably Orelli family , Locarno, Switzerland (before 1735 ; Michael Friedsam , New York (until d. 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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