Plate depicting the Suicide of Ajax
Possibly by Girolamo Lanfranco dalla Gabicce (Italian (Pesaro), died in 1560)
Object Place: Pesaro, Italy
Diameter: 27 cm.; height: 5.8 cm
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Plate depicting the Suicide of Ajax.
Aiax che se ucise per larmede achille fatto in pesaro 1541
1891, George Cavendish Bentinck (b. 1821 - d. 1891), London and Brownsea Island; July 8-19, 1891, posthumous Cavendish Bentinck sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 954. By 1896, Mary Rich (Mrs. Thomas O.) Richardson (d. 1924), Boston and Newport, RI [see note 1]; 1925, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 4, 1925)
 First lent by Mrs. Richardson to the MFA on December 30, 1896 (loan no. 2313).
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson