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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
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 22 of 25

1862South Kensington 1862, no. 5164, repro.
1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 53, as Siena (Maestro Benedetto), c. 1500.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 12, as Siena (Maestro Benedetto), about 1500.
1982NGA 1982-1983, no. 6, repro.
1983Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 117, no. 2, repro., as Siena, c. 1510.
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: 122-125, color repro. 123.

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