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Wall painting on white ground: fragment with candelabrum, from the imperial villa at Boscotrecase

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
last decade of the 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Roman, Pompeian
Medium:
Fresco
Dimensions:
Overall: 50 x 15in. (127 x 38.1cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.192.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Wall painting on white ground, part of a candelabrum issuing from a vase.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1936[1934]. A Guide to the Collections, Part 1: Ancient and Oriental Art, 2nd edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Anderson, Maxwell. 1987. "Pompeian Frescos in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 45(3): p. 48, fig. 51.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 399, pp. 342-43, 484, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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