- Sixteenth-Century Italian Maiolica from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection and the National Gallery of Art's Widener Collection
- September 5, 1982 – January 9, 1983
- East Building, Ground Level, Reception Room (2,000 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 75 examples of Tuscan maiolica represented more than 100 years of production. Included were portrait plates from Deruta and Gubbio, and istoriato from Urbino.
Organization: Deborah Shinn of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, was guest curator. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.
Brochure: Sixteenth-Century Italian Maiolica: Selections from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection and the National Gallery of Art's Widener Collection, by Deborah Shinn. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982.