Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Sea deities and animals
Nereids and TritonsMiscellaneous
Amphitrite
Without Neptune, with sea-gods
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Landscape Cityscapes
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsMermaid or Merman
Further details
Plate decorated by a female sea deity, probably Amphititrite, supported on a shell by three sea nymphs. To the right are a mermaid and a triton blowing a horn. In the background is a walled city and in the foreground a beach with trees. From an engraving by Thomassin after a painting by Zucchi
ARTIST/CREATOR
Faenza (probably) or nearby
DATE
circa 1780 - circa 1820
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, Italian Maiolica and Europe, Oxford 2017, cat. no. 149
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RELATIONS
companion plate
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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