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About This Artwork
Plate with Moses Striking the Rock, c. 1545
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Diam. 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.853
Medieval to Modern European Painting and Sculpture
Not on Display
The 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. 39, no. 67.
Frédéric Spitzer (b. 1815 - d. 1890), Paris; his sale, Paris, Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17 - June 16, 1893, See Molinier 1892, p. 39, no. 67; 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 (d. 1937); bequeathed to the museum.