National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
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

Conservation Notes

The bowl originally had a low splayed foot, which has been chipped away. It is of earthenware, covered front and back with an off-white tin glaze. The painting is in blue, green, yellow, orange-brown, and near-black, with golden-brown and deep red luster. Three kiln scars are visible on the back. A piece has been broken away at three o'clock and replaced, with some overpaint. The edge is chipped and worn, and there is overpaint on the edge at one o'clock and four o'clock.

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