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image of Plate with Hero leaping to her death from her tower and the drowned Leander; in the center, a shield of arms Attributed to Francesco Xanto Avelli and a collaborator, probably in Urbino; probably lustered in the workshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio, or by Vicenzo Andreoli, Urbino
Francesco Xanto Avelli (ceramist)
Italian, active 1530/1542
Vincenzo Andreoli (ceramist)
Italian
Italian 16th Century (ceramist)
Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio (related artist)
Italian, c. 1465/1470 - c. 1553
Plate with Hero leaping to her death from her tower and the drowned Leander; in the center, a shield of arms, 1538
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.337
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 11 of 25

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