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Maiolica bust of an old woman

Image attached to C.1-1955

An image of Maiolica. Bust of an old woman. Production Place: Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Faenza (probably). Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the exterior; underside unglazed. Painted in dark blue, green, yellow, orange, manganese-purple, and black. height, whole, 20.9 cm, width, whole, 24.0 cm, circa 1490-1510. Renaissance.

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Maiolica. Bust of an old woman. Production Place: Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Faenza (probably). Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the exterior; underside unglazed. Painted in dark blue, green, yellow, orange, manganese-purple, and black. height, whole, 20.9 cm, width, whole, 24.0 cm, circa 1490-1510. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: C.1-1955
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 508.70kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:02:26 15:36:16

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15th Century 16th Century aged bust caps costume earthenware elderly faces facial expressions female Fitz_AA grimace grimacing Italian maiolica old old age old woman Renaissance teeth toothless woman

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