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.

Attendance: 171,765

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.

Image: Deruta 16th Century, Large dish with border of floral scrollwork and cornucopias; in the center, profile bust of "Faustina", c. 1510/1535, tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica), Widener Collection, 1942.9.322