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  • Place of origin:

    Urbino (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Durantino, Guido (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 3

Physical description

Plate, shallow sloping well, large, flat rim, tin-glazed overall. Painted with six classical figures in a rocky landscape with a city in the background. On the left a bearded man, naked apart from a veil, in the middle two women, one facing backwards, another pointing to a woman on the right, a smaller one, maybe a child in the middle and two woman far right, a young and an older one. Possibly Callisto and Diana.

Place of Origin

Urbino (made)


ca. 1540 (made)


Durantino, Guido (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware


Diameter: 25.7 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Bequeathed by Thomas Boone

Descriptive line

Plate, tin-glazed earthenware, six classical figures in a landscape, a naked bearded man with clothed female figures, made by Guido Durantino, Urbino, ca. 1540


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Painting (image-making); Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Nudes; Landscapes (representations)


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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