Wall painting from Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale

Late Republican
ca. 50–40 B.C.
Overall: 69 x 76in. (175.3 x 193cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Man and woman seated side by side: from the grand triclinium. The ruler is shown in conventional heroic nudity, while his wife appears pensive, as brides were often represented in ancient art.

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