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image of Shallow bowl with Hercules overcoming Antaeus Workshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio
Italian 16th Century (ceramist)
Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio (related artist)
Italian, c. 1465/1470 - c. 1553
Shallow bowl with Hercules overcoming Antaeus, 1520
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.330
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 4 of 25

Provenance

"In the possession of Signor Marnelli," in 1873.[1] Alessandro Castellani, Rome; (his sale, Paris, 27-29 May 1878, no. 59); purchased by Victor Gay, Paris, for 15,000 francs.[2] Frédéric Spitzer [1815-1890], Paris; (his estate sale, Paris, 17 April-16 June 1893, no. 1196, sold for 18,500 francs). Maurice Kann [d. 1906], Paris; purchased 1908 with the entire Kann collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased February 1910 by Peter A.B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[3] inheritance from the Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, 1942.

[1] Fortnum, C. D. E., A Descriptive Catalogue of the Maiolica...in the South Kensington Museum, London, 1873: 196, no. 7.

[2] The piece was not included in the Gay sale in Paris of 1 June 1880 (Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité... composant la collection de M. de L***).

[3] Widener collection records in NGA curatorial files.

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