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image of Broad-rimmed bowl with Neptune raping Theophane; arms of Pucci with an Francesco Xanto Avelli (artist)
Italian, c. 1486/1487 - after 1542
Broad-rimmed bowl with Neptune raping Theophane; arms of Pucci with an "ombrellino", 1532
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 8 of 25

1852Frati, Luigi. Del Museo Pasolini in Faenza. Bologna, 1852: 15, no. 54.
1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 65.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 14, as Urbino (Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo).
1982NGA 1982-1983, no. 50, repro.
1983Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 121, no. 3.
1988Triolo, Julia. "Francesco Xanto Avelli's Pucci service (1532-1533): a catalogue." Faenza 74 (1988): part 1: 41, no. 17; part 2: 254-255, pl. 43.
1989Rasmussen Jörg. The Robert Lehman Collection, 10. Italian Majolica. New York and Princeton, 1989: 255-256, fig. 80.9.
1993Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 205-209, color repro. 207.

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