About This Artwork

Italian, Castel Durante (?)

Plate with Female Bust, c. 1525

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Diameter: 25.9 cm (10 3/16 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.840

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Émile Molinier, La collection Spitzer, vol. 4: Les faiences italiennes, hispano-moresques et orientales (Paris, 1892), p. 50, no. 106.

Ownership History

Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris; his sale, Paris, Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17 - June 16, 1893, see Molinier 1892, p. 50, no. 106, p. 50; 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.

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