The Wallace Collection

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Hippolytus escaping from the wrath of Theseus
  • Bowl
  • Hippolytus escaping from the wrath of Theseus
  • Attributed to Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (c. 1486 - c. 1542) , Painter
  • Urbino, Italy
  • c. 1527 - 1528
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 27.1 cm
  • Inscription: ''phedra da amore et / da luxuria oppresa / sponcitia Å' 'Phedra: overwhelmed by love and by lust. Filth'
    Label: 'N / 6319 / P.R.'
    Label: '158' and '124' In pencil
  • C86
  • Smoking Room
History
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Further Reading
  • Prince Napoleon sale, Christie's, 09-11 May 1872, no. 249; Davis. Sir Richard Wallace.