9 July 2001
A Siena large dish
Circa 1745, probably Ferdinando Maria Campani
Painted with a youth holding a palm frond and seated on a rock surrounded by the Three Fates, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos before buildings, trees and distant mountains, within a manganese line and ochre rim (shallow chip to rim at 3 o'clock, slight flaking to rim)
12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) diam.
Schloß Thallwitz (reverse with red inventory number Th.3.)
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Steffen Berg, op. cit. (January 1996), pl. 18.
The graphic source above is Bartoli, op. cit., (Rome 1680), pl. XI. (Reproduced courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum Picture Library, London).
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