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Wall painting: frieze supporting trellis, 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: 27 x 27 1/2in. (68.6 x 69.9cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.192.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Part of a trellis over a cornice with Egyptian scenes.
Della Corte, Matteo. 1922. "Pompei." Notizie Degli Scavi di Antichità, 19: pp. 459ff., fig. 9.

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.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 103, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

Anderson, Maxwell. 1987. "Pompeian Frescos in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 45(3): p. 51, fig. 54.

Knauer, Elfriede R. 1993. "Roman Wall Paintings from Boscotrease: Three Studies in the Relationship between Writing and Painting." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 28: p. 29, fig. 38.

Arveiller-Dulong, Véronique. 2000. "Flacon de verre gravé au Musée du Louvre." Annales du 14e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre,Venezia-Milano 1998. p. 51, fig. 54, Lochem: Association internationale pour l'histoire du verre.

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