Piero Fornasetti (Italian, 1913-1988). <em>Plate, Theme and Variation</em>, ca. 1954. Glazed earthenware, 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (1.3 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Jane Adams Breed, 2005.37.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2005.37.6_PS2.jpg)

Plate, Theme and Variation

Artist:Piero Fornasetti

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1954

Dimensions: 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (1.3 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm)


Accession Number: 2005.37.6

Image: 2005.37.6_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small circular dished porcelain plate with transfer-printed decoration of a woman's face in black on white ground with a large, gaping black crack running vertically through face, wider at top. Number 6 from 7 piece Tema e Variazioni series.

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