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image of Broad-rimmed bowl with the sacrifice of the Greeks at Aulis and the omen of the serpent devouring nine birds, interpreted by the priest Calchas; arms of Anne de Montmorency Workshop of Guido Durantino of Urbino
Anonymous Artist (ceramist)
Guido Durantino of Urbino (related artist)
Italian, active 1520 - 1576
Broad-rimmed bowl with the sacrifice of the Greeks at Aulis and the omen of the serpent devouring nine birds, interpreted by the priest Calchas; arms of Anne de Montmorency, 1535
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.346
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 20 of 25

1896Fortnum 1896, 202.
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 (Maestro Guido of Castel Durante), about 1530-1540.
1982NGA 1982-1983, no. 47, repro.
1983Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 122, no. 5, repro.
1987Newman, Michael. "Le service de majolique d'Anne de Montmorency Connétable de France." L'estampille (Dijon) 204 (June 1987): 61, no. 13.
1987Mallet 1987, 297, no. 15.
1988Bojani, Gian Carlo. Ceramiche nelle Marche. Bergamo, 1988: 130, repro.
1989Rasmussen Jörg. The Robert Lehman Collection, 10. Italian Majolica. New York and Princeton, 1989: 157, 259, fig. 91.9.
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: 219-222, color repro. 220.

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