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Plate with Jacob Is Shown Joseph’s Coat

Artist:
Probably painted by Gironimo Tomasi (Italian, active Urbino, Albisola, and Lyons, died 1602)
Artist:
Based on a woodcut by Bernard Salomon (French, ca. 1508–ca. 1561)
Date:
ca. 1560–75
Culture:
Italian, probably Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 1 1/4 × 10 7/8 in. (3.2 × 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.286
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on back, above scrolling shield of arms: candor illaesus [trans.: Purity Undamaged (or Whiteness Unsullied)]

Marking: Marks (on red wax seal): [shield of the arms of Medici beneath a coronet with five balls and the legend d • petrus medices • ]
Francis P. Garvan , New York (by 1935–d. 1937; on loan to MMA 1935–37; to his wife, Mrs. Mabel Garvan); Mrs. Francis P. Garvan (1937–74; on loan to MMA during those years)
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