Dish depicting the Reconciliation of the Romans and Sabines
Painted by Alfonso Patanazzi (Italian (Urbino), active early 17th century)
Diameter: 49.2cm (19 3/8in.) H. 2 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
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].
Gift of Henry S. Hall, Jr.