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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 1st century.
Title A Decorated Wall, with the Education of Bacchus in the Center.
Date 1st century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a detached fresco.
Dimensions/Medium fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Roman School 715-3a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Central section of the mural decoration of a Roman house of the first century: (b) (one of the) walls of a small room from the "Farnese house" (a) (discovered on the walls of a house in 1878 in the Farnesina gardens, Rome) (b) of which the principal scene is "Leucothea and the infant Dionysius";
(b) Museo delle Terme, Rome (Sala XXII).
Current repository Museo nazionale romano, Rome, Italy, public.
Attribution history (a) Italian School, Roman - 1st c. by G.E. Rizzo, 1908.
Subject (a) "The education of Bacchus"; the central section of a detached wall from a Roman house; (b) The principal scenes are: Leucothea and the infant Dionysius in naturalistic style, Toilette of Aphrodite in archaizing style, on a white background.
Images Publication, Les Galeries d'Europe (1908): pl.47 (color)
Digital image, 10713.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) G.E. Rizzo, Les Galeries d'Europe, 1908, fig.47.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Roma e Dintorni, 1938, p.243.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 1st century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Mythological: Groups: Four figures and fewer.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Museo nazionale romano.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Roman School (1st century), 1st C.

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