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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Title Dido Mourning the Departure of Aeneas.
Date 1st Century B.C. to 1st Century A.D.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a detached fresco.
Dimensions/Medium fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Pompeiian School 712 N16 M97e4    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Casa del Meleagro, Pompeii;
(a,b) Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, (a) 8898, sala III, collection of mural paintings from towns buried by Vesuvius, on right after ascending stairs, mezzanine.
Current repository Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 8898, public.
Subject (a) Executed during a period beginning with the reign of Augustus and ending in the first year of the reign of Titus. A few were done between earthquake of 63 and catastrophe of 79; (a) On the left of the queen is a female figure personifying Africa, on her right, her awaiting-woman. These three figures have been considered to represent the three parts of the world known to the ancients.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 23429 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Digital image, 10543.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Naples Museum, vol.i, 1911, pp.288 to 289 and 330, fig.1386.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, pp.217 and 223.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Museo archeologico nazionale.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Pompeiian School.

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