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image of Plate with border of grotesques on an orange ground; in the center, Narcissus gazing at his reflection in a fountain Sienese 16th Century (ceramist)
Plate with border of grotesques on an orange ground; in the center, Narcissus gazing at his reflection in a fountain, c. 1510/1520
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.315
On View
From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 22 of 25

Exhibition History

1862
Special Exhibition of Works of Art of the Medieval, Renaissance, and More Recent Periods on Loan at the South Kensington Museum, South Kensington Museum, London, 1862, no. 5164, repro. Rev. ed. 1863.
1982
Sixteenth-Century Italian Maiolica; Selections from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection and the National Gallery of Art's Widener Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982-1983, no. 6, repro.
1994
Fanciful Flourishes: Ornament in European Graphic Art and Related Objects, 1300-1800, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, brochure, no. 43, as Plate with border of grotesques.

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