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The Vestal Virgin Tuccia carries Water in a Sieve to the Temple of Vesta
  • Plate
  • The Vestal Virgin Tuccia carries Water in a Sieve to the Temple of Vesta
  • Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (c. 1486 - c. 1542) , Painter
  • Urbino, Italy
  • 1538
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 25.9 cm
  • Inscription: 'T.V.V.'
    Inscription: '.VEST. .TEM.'
    Inscription: '·1538 · / Tutia l'acqua porto' / Col Cribro a' Tempio. / X' In black; 'Tutia carried the water to the Temple in a sieve.'
    Label: Entry from exhibition catalogue
    Label: '20'
    Label: '146' In pencil
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