Guido Fontana

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Tin-glazed maiolica plate with Leda and the Swan

Guido Fontana (1490 – 1576), was an Italian maiolica maker and the father of Orazio Fontana.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Castel Durante and was known as Durantino until he moved to Urbino and set up shop there when he called himself Fontana. He bought a house with a potter's oven in Borgo di S. Paolo, Urbino.[1]

He died in Urbino.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guido Fontana in the RKD