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Glaucus and Scylla
  • Plate
  • Glaucus and Scylla
  • Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (c. 1486 - c. 1542) , Painter
  • Urbino and Gubbio, Italy
  • 1535
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted and lustred
  • Diameter: 25.4 cm
  • Inscription: '1535 / Scilla ī reo fōte lāgue, / e, Glauco ī pisce. / Frā: X. / R' 'Scilla languishes in a horrible fountain and Glaucus [changes] into a fish.'
    Label: 'from the … Prince Napoleon, May 9th 72'' In ink, inscribed
    Label: Entry from sale catalogue
    Label: '151' struck out and replaced with '54' In pencil
    Label: 'N / 6476 / P.R.' In pen, inscribed
    Label: Fragment of exhibition entry
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