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An Urbino Maiolica Istoriato Footed Dish (Alzata), ca. 1525
Painted with the Assumption of the Virgin, the Virgin born by three cherubs in a golden Aureola, flanked by two kneeling angels, a mountainous wooded landscape with lakes below, the foreground with the Virgin's tomb, Saint Thomas kneeling nearby receiving a scapular, within a blue line and yellow band rim, the underside with two concentric yellow bands, the shallow circular foot with a further two bands
10 7/10 in diameter
27.3 cm diameter
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Christie's Old Masters
New York

THE 'MILAN MARSYAS PAINTER'

The print source for this alzata is an engraving 'The …

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THE 'MILAN MARSYAS PAINTER'

The print source for this alzata is an engraving 'The Assumption of the Virgin with St. Thomas', thought to be Florentine and possibly by Francesco Rosselli (1448-after 1508). The composition seems to be related to an unattributed (circle of Baldovinetti) fresco in the …

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About the work
Exhibition history
Bibliography
Provenance
COM
Christie's Old Masters
New York

THE 'MILAN MARSYAS PAINTER'

The print source for this alzata is an engraving 'The …

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THE 'MILAN MARSYAS PAINTER'

The print source for this alzata is an engraving 'The Assumption of the Virgin with St. Thomas', thought to be Florentine and possibly by Francesco Rosselli (1448-after 1508). The composition seems to be related to an unattributed (circle of Baldovinetti) fresco in the …

Read more
An Urbino Maiolica Istoriato Footed Dish (Alzata), ca. 1525
Painted with the Assumption of the Virgin, the Virgin born by three cherubs in a golden Aureola, flanked by two kneeling angels, a mountainous wooded landscape with lakes below, the foreground with the Virgin's tomb, Saint Thomas kneeling nearby receiving a scapular, within a blue line and yellow band rim, the underside with two concentric yellow bands, the shallow circular foot with a further two bands
10 7/10 in diameter
27.3 cm diameter