Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Large plate (grande piatto): An episode from the Sack of Rome, 1527: the assault on the Borgo (?)

Artist:
workshop of Guido Durantino (Italian, Urbino, active 1516–ca. 1576)
Date:
ca. 1540
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1120
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: Inscribed in blue under the foot: fatte in Urbino in Botega de / M. Guido fontana / VasaRo:
Andrew Fountaine, Narford Hall, Norfolk (inventory 1855-73, no. 111:10; Fountaine sale 1884, lot 58); unknown private colleciton, Madrid (?); [F. Kleinberger Galleries, New York and Paris, 1922].
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