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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)
Related corporate bodies Museo nazionale romano.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Roman School (1st century), 1st C.

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