The Wallace Collection

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The Triumph of Neptune
  • Dish
  • The Triumph of Neptune
  • Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (c. 1486 - c. 1542) , Painter
  • Urbino, Italy
  • 1533
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 48 cm
  • Inscription: 'M.D. XXXIII / Triumpha qui Nettǔ nelle salse onde / Su le qual gode lamorosa Stella / Ignuda frà suoi figli, e, bella / Vien coronata de fioretti,e, fronde / . Frā : Xanto. A. / . da Rovigo ī / Vrbino' 'Neptune triumphs here in the salt waves on which rejoices the amorous naked Star between her sons, and fair and lovely comes crowned with flowers and leaves.'
  • C89
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • A. Joseph. Probably Sir Richard Wallace.