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Dish with the Penitent Saint Jerome

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Made in Deruta, Italy, Europe


Tin-glazed and lustered earthenware (maiolica)

5 3/8 x 15 7/8 inches (13.7 x 40.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 354, European Art 1500-1850, third floor (Rubenstein Gallery)

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Purchased with the Elizabeth Wandell Smith Fund, 1951

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This composition, found on other examples, was probably a standard one. The painting is of rather routine quality, but the luster has an exceptionally beautiful, pearly tone.

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