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image of Plate with Venus in her chariot and Cupid, riding through a night sky Attributed to Nicola da Urbino or a close associate; probably lustered in the Workshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio
Nicola da Urbino (ceramist)
Italian, active 1520s - c. 1537/1538
Italian 16th Century (ceramist)
Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio (related artist)
Italian, c. 1465/1470 - c. 1553
Plate with Venus in her chariot and Cupid, riding through a night sky, c. 1530/1535
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 25.8 cm (10 3/16 in.)
Widener Collection
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1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 61, as Gubbio, c. 1530, probably executed by Maestro Giorgio, possibly after a design of the Raphael school.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 13, as Gubbio, about 1530.
1982NGA 1982-1983, no. 46.
1983Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 120, no. 2.
1993Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 196-198, color repro. 197.

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