Plate (piatto): The Prodigal Son among the swine

Artist:
workshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli (Italian (Gubbio), active first half of 16th century)
Date:
1525
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm)
Mount: 3 in. × 5 9/16 in. × 11 5/8 in. (7.6 × 14.1 × 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1105
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in gold luster under the foot: 1525 / M G
Henry T. Hope, Deepdence; by inheritance to the sixth duke of Newcastle, Clumber, Worksop (sale [by order of the seventh duke of Newcastle], Christie's, London, July 7, 1921, lot 119, ill.); William Randolph Hearst, New York (sale, Gimbel's, New York, March 17, 1939, lot 974, art. 33).