The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Virgin and Child
  • Plaque
  • The Virgin and Child
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • 1521
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 34.8 cm
  • Inscription: 'mentem . satam. / spōtaneam. hono / re deo . Et. patri. libera / cionem:' 'A holy and sincere mind, honour to God, and the liberation of the Fatherland'
    Date mark: '1521'
  • C79
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • A. Castellani sale, Christie's, 12 May 1871; Isaac Falcke; Sir Richard Wallace, 1871 or 1872.