National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Shallow bowl on low foot with the death of Laocoön and his two sons Attributed to Francesco Xanto Avelli, Urbino, possibly with assistants; lustered in the workshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio, or possibly in Urbino
Francesco Xanto Avelli (ceramist)
Italian, c. 1486/1487 - after 1542
Italian 16th Century (ceramist)
Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio (related artist)
Italian, c. 1465/1470 - c. 1553
Shallow bowl on low foot with the death of Laocoön and his two sons, 1539
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)
Widener Collection
On View
From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 10 of 25


Maurice Kann, Paris; (Duveen Brothers), 1908, as part of the Kann collection; purchased February 1910 by Peter A. B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, 1942.

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