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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Urbino (made)

  • Date:

    1533 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Avelli, Francesco Xanto (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    1700-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 10, shelf 3

The painter, Xanto, has devised his composition by adapting and combining figures from at least three different engraved sources.

Physical description

Plate depicting Acteon turned into a stag.

Place of Origin

Urbino (made)

Date

1533 (made)

Artist/maker

Avelli, Francesco Xanto (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Tin glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

1533.Il misero Atho connuerso e ceruo Nel.III.libro de Ovidio.Me: Fra: Xato. A. da Rouigo, i Urbino
The hapless Actaeon changed into a stag, in the 3rd book of Ovid's Methamorphoses

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, Urbino, painted by Francesco Xanto Avelli, dated 1533.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Subjects depicted

Stag

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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