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image of Shallow bowl on low foot with the Conversion of Saul Painting attributed to Francesco Xanto Avelli; place of production uncertain
Francesco Xanto Avelli (ceramist)
Italian, active 1530/1542
Shallow bowl on low foot with the Conversion of Saul, c. 1525
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.349
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 9 of 25

1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 66, as Urbino, c. 1540.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 14, as Urbino, about 1540.
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: 202-204, color repro. 203.

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