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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

Conservation Notes

Earthenware, covered front and back with a somewhat pockmarked off-white tin glaze. The painting is in blue, green, gray, yellow, orange, brown, black, and white, with reddish and orange-gold luster. There are two neat kiln-support marks on the front near the edge. The edge is severely chipped and the luster somewhat worn. There are minor patches of overpaint.

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Artist Information (Francesco Xanto Avelli)
Artist Information (Italian 16th Century)
Artist Information (Maestro Giorgio Andreoli of Gubbio)
Exhibition History

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