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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Title Hercules and Telephus.
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 M97o3    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Herculaneum;
(b) Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9008, sala I, collection of mural paintings from towns buried by Vesuvius, on right after ascending stairs, mezzanine.
Current repository Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9008, 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; The infant Telephus is suckled by a deer. The majestic seated female is a personification of Arcadia.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 23433 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Photograph, Anderson, Rome 25742 Purchase Anderson, Rome (detail)
Photograph, Anderson, Rome 25743 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Digital image, 10527.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 10527a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 10527b.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Naples Museum, vol.i, 1911, pp.288 to 289, 292 to 293, fig.1272.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, pp.217 and 218.
(c) The Principal Monuments of the National Museum of Naples, 1882, p.25.
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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