Plate depicting Saint Jerome in the wilderness

Italian (Deruta)
about 1525–30


Dimensions

Diam: 40.6cm (16in.); Height 8.3 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.706

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) with metallic luster decoration

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

A large display plate decorated with metallic luster and cobalt blue. In center St. Jerome in the wilderness.

Inscription

Inscribed on underside of foot: S. Jeronimo.

Provenance

By 1957, Germain Seligmann, New York, NY; 1957, gift of Germain Seligmann, in memory of Dr. Georg Swarzenski. (Accession date: November 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. Georg Swarzenski