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Wall painting

Period:
Late Republican
Date:
ca. 40–30 B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Fresco
Dimensions:
Overall: 69 x 17in. (175.3 x 43.2cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of C. & E. Canessa, 1908
Accession Number:
08.264
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Column with lifting bosses from the painted colonnade that separated the large figural scenes.
Lehmann, Phyllis Williams and Herbert Bloch. 1953. Roman Wall Paintings from Boscoreale in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monographs on Archaeology and the Fine Arts, Vol. 5. no. 6, pp. 26, 189, pl. 9A, Cambridge, Mass.: Archaeological Institute of America.

Anderson, Maxwell. 1987. "Pompeian Frescos in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 45(3): p. 30, fig. 37.

Bergmann, Bettina. 2010. "New Perspectives on the Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 67(4): pp. 13, 26, fig. 42.

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

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