Dish depicting the Reconciliation of the Romans and Sabines

Italian (Urbino)
dated 1610
Painted by Alfonso Patanazzi (Italian (Urbino), active early 17th century)


Dimensions

Diameter: 49.2cm (19 3/8in.) H. 2 1/2 in.

Accession Number

RES.56.52

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

Dated on front, in black enamel: "A. D. 1610." Inscribed on back, in black enamel: "ISTORIA . DE. ROMANI/ QVANDO TOLSERO LE DON[N]E/ ALI SABINI E CO[N]. FELICE VITO/ RIA RITORNORNO" [History of (the) Romans, when they seized the women from the Sabines and returned in joyous victory].

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Hall, Jr.