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About This Artwork
Plate with Horatio at the Bridge, c. 1535
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Diameter: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Inscription: Oratio sol contra Toscana Tutta.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.837
Art Institute of Chicago, Renaissance Decorative Arts from Chicago Collections, March 2 - June 14, 1987.
Émile Molinier, La collection Spitzer, vol. 4: Les faiences italiennes, hispano-moresques et orientales (Paris, 1892), p. 31, no. 43.
Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris; his sale, Paris, Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17 - June 16, 1893, see Molinier 1892, p. 31, no. 43; acquired by Durand-Ruel as agent for Martin A. Ryerson (d. 1932), Chicago [according to copy of receipt in curatorial file]; by descent to his widow; bequeathed to the museum.