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Plate with The Building of the Tower of Babel

Artist:
Probably workshop of Guido Durantino (Italian, Urbino, active 1516–ca. 1576)
Artist:
Based on a woodcut by Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)
Date:
ca. 1550–60
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 × 10 1/8 in. (5.1 × 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.370
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on back; Di Nembroth la torre alta, e superba [trans.: The lofty and proud tower of Nimrod]
Michael Friedsam , New York (until d. 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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