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Giovanni da Verrazzano (?)

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Title:
Giovanni da Verrazzano (?)
Date: 
ca. 1880-1920
Medium: 
Glazed and unglazed ceramic
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 18 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. ( 61 x 47.6 x 24.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 920
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. George A. Zabriskie
Object Number: 
1942.265[dup]
Gallery Label: 
The subject is thought to be the Italian navigator who on his famous voyages of 1524-28 was the first European to observe, explore, and describe the coast of North America. No life portraits of the subject are extant or documented. Though unsigned, the bust resembles work produced by Minghetti, a majolica factory in Bologna, Italy, active in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Date Begin: 
1880
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group