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Wall painting fragment from the peristyle of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale

Period:
Late Republican
Date:
ca. 50–40 B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Fresco
Dimensions:
Overall: 35 3/4 x 25 1/2in. (90.8 x 64.8cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.14.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Corinthian column with festoon of grain and fruit; from peristyle of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale.
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Anderson, Maxwell. 1987. "Pompeian Frescos in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 45(3): p. 31, fig. 38.

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Pappalardo, Umberto. 2008. The Splendor of Roman Wall Painting. pp. 33-5, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum.

Bergmann, Bettina. 2010. "New Perspectives on the Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 67(4): p. 16, fig. 20.

Harvey, Sarah M. 2010. "Iron Tools from a Roman Villa at Boscoreale, Italy, in the Field Museum and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology." American Journal of Archaeology, 114(4): pp. 697-714.

Barbet, Alix and Annie Verbanck-Piérard. 2012. La Villa Romaine de Boscoreale et Ses Fresques, Vol. I and II. pl. IV, 1, Paris: Errance.

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