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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian, active 1st century.
Title Actors.
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 (1st century) 712 N16 M97w    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Herculaneum;
(b) Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9019, sala V, collection of mural paintings from towns buried by Vesuvius, on right after ascending stairs, mezzanine.
Current repository Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9019, 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; (c) A tragic author dictates mementos to the female in a kneeling attitude, and who is at the same time writing on a board which is fixed on the inside of the 'scena'.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 23415 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Digital image, 10483.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Naples Museum, vol.i, 1911, pp.288 to 289, 348 to 349, fig.1470.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, pp.217 and 226.
(c) The Principal Monuments of the National Museum of Naples, 1882, p.25.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian, active 1st century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Museo archeologico nazionale.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Pompeiian School (1st century), 1st C.

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