St Joseph with the infant Christ

Details

  • Title

    St Joseph with the infant Christ

  • Artist/maker

    Giovanni Volpato (1735 - 1803)
  • Associated place

    Rome (place of creation)
  • Date

    1785 - 1818
  • Material and technique

    white earthenware; tin-glazed modelled in the round (Maiolica)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27.3 cm (height)
    12.4 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1888.CDEF.C470

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 107

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 378 no. 198

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