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.


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]


  1. ^ a b Guido Fontana in the RKD