Bowl with Hercules and the Hydra

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Details

  • Title

    Bowl with Hercules and the Hydra

  • Artist/maker

    probably Maestro Giorgio Andreoli (c. 1465-1470 - c. 1553)
  • Associated place

    Gubbio (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1515 - 1520
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica); lustred

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    32.2 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1899.CDEF.C429

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica (Oxford/Phaidon, Christie's in association with the Ashmolean Museum, 1989)

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 246-248 no. 108

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