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Maiolica bowl with Ulysses and Circe, by Francesco Xanto Avelli

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An image of Maiolica broad rimmed bowl. Avelli, Francesco Xanto (painter), Raimondi, Marcantonio (printmaker), Monogrammist IB (printmaker), Dente, Marco (Marco da Ravenna) (printmaker). Ulysses commanding Circe to restore his Companions to their Rightful Forms. Tin-glazed earthenware bowl, height 4.6 cm, diameter 26.0 cm, 1532. Italian. The Marches, Urbino.

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Maiolica broad rimmed bowl. Avelli, Francesco Xanto (painter), Raimondi, Marcantonio (printmaker), Monogrammist IB (printmaker), Dente, Marco (Marco da Ravenna) (printmaker). Ulysses commanding Circe to restore his Companions to their Rightful Forms. Tin-glazed earthenware bowl, height 4.6 cm, diameter 26.0 cm, 1532. Italian. The Marches, Urbino.

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  • Accession Number: C.11-1953
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 970 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 0.97MB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2007:11:14 12:01:09

Key words

16th Century bowl Circe classical earthenware Francesco Xanto Avelli homeric Italian literary figures literature maiolica Marcantonio Raimondi Marco da Ravenna metamorphoses mythological mythology Odysseus Ovid Renaissance swords throne Ulysses

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