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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
1942.9.336
On View
From the Tour: Italian Cabinet Galleries
Object 2 of 6

Conservation Notes

Earthenware, covered front and back with an off-white tin glaze with a few pockmarks. The painting is in blue, blue black, green, yellow, orange brown, and white, with red and gold luster. There are five kiln-spur marks on the front near the rim. The edge has some chipping.

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