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Circe and the companions of Ulysses, Zenobia Painter

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An image of Maiolica dish. 'Circe offers a Magic Potion to the Companions of Ulysses'. Zenobia Painter, workshop. Pale buff earthenware, painted in polychrome, tin-glazed overall; the reverse pale beige, height 4.0 cm, diameter 28.2 cm, circa 1550-1575. The Marches, Pesaro, Italy.

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Maiolica dish. 'Circe offers a Magic Potion to the Companions of Ulysses'. Zenobia Painter, workshop. Pale buff earthenware, painted in polychrome, tin-glazed overall; the reverse pale beige, height 4.0 cm, diameter 28.2 cm, circa 1550-1575. The Marches, Pesaro, Italy.

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  • Accession Number: C.16-1953
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 964 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 930.72kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2009:02:10 16:52:38

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16th Century Circe classical dish earthenware female Fitz_AA glazed goddess gods homeric islands Italian legends literary figures literature maiolica male mermaid merman metamorphoses monster mythological mythology nude Odysseus Odyssey Ovid polychrome potion Renaissance sea serpent ships snake tin-glazed Ulysses Zenobia Painter

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