- Museum number
Deep plate of earthenware covered front and back with presumed tin glaze. Painted on the front with the Death of the Virgin: the Virgin Mary in a canopied bed surrounded by the twelve Apostles. After Israel von Meckenem after Martin Schongauer. Edge painted orange. On the reverse 'acanthus' ornament near the rim and within this a band of scale pattern.
- Production date
- 1510-1515 (circa)
Diameter: 263 millimetres
Height: 40 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Bibliography: Sauerlandt 1929 p.78-79, pl VII; Liverani 1958 p.26, fig.XVIII; Rackham 1930 pl. XXIa, p.146.
Thornton & Wilson 2009
The image on this dish derives from a print by Israhel van Meckenem (P&D registration no. 1845,0809.330) which was a copy in reverse of an original print by Martin Schongauer (P&D registration no. 1895,0809.330).
- On display (G46/dc2)
- Exhibition history
2016 1 Aug - 27 Nov, Zurich, Swiss National Museum, 'The Renaissance'
1989 12 Sep-15 Oct, Glasgow, Art Gallery & Museum, Ceramics for the Italian Renaissance
1989 22 Jan-2 Apr, Stoke-on-Trent, City Museum & Art Gallery, Ceramic Art of the Italian Renaissance
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number