Overview

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Inscription

Marks and Labels

Kann collection labels 23, 193; blue-edged octagonal label withhandwritten "S702," "5702," or "G702" (from the same sequence as the label on NGA 1942.9.348)

Provenance

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.

Exhibition History
Bibliography
1935
Inventory 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.
1942
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 14, as Urbino, about 1540.
1993
Distelberger, 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.
Technical Summary

Earthenware, covered front and back with a white tin glaze, which is pockmarked on the reverse. The painting is in blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, turquoise, brown, and white; the green has bubbled. There are four kiln-support marks carefully placed on the edge. The rim is chipped.