Follower of Bernard Palissy, rustic platter


Follower of Bernard Palissy, platter, last quarter of the 16th century, lead-glazed earthenware, 52.1 x 39.7 x 7.1 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), an Expanded Renaissance Initiative video


Additional resources:

This platter at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Noam Andrews, “The space of knowledge: artisanal epistemology and Bernard Palissy,” Res: Anthropology and aesthetics 65-66 (2014/2015): pp. 275–288

Juliette Ferdinand, Bernard Palissy: artisan des réformes entre art, science et foi (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2019)

Hannah Rose Shell, “Bernard Palissy’s Occupation between Maker and Nature,” Configurations 12 (2004): pp. 1–40


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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris, "Follower of Bernard Palissy, rustic platter," in Smarthistory, July 20, 2020, accessed September 17, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/bernard-palissy-rustic-platter/.