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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Title Pilaster Decorated with Scenes from a Laundry.
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 M97z5    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Ufficina Fullonica (Public Laundry), Pompeii;
(a) Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9774, sala dei Commestibili e dei Colori.
Current repository Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, 9774, public.
Attribution history (a) Italian School, Pompeiian. The majority of the Pompeiian frescoes were painted during a period beginning in the 1st c. B.C. and ending in the reign of Titus in the 1st c. A.D.
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; (b) Seated woman and standing girl with a piece of stuff, young man carding some material, young man at right with bucket and implement of his occupation.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 23414 Purchase Anderson, Rome (upper part of widest side of pilaster)
Digital image, GAS10589.tif (image) March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Touring Club Italia, Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, pp.235 and 451.
(b) Catalogue of Naples Museum, 1911, pp.288 to 289 and 391, fig.1812.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Museo archeologico nazionale.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Pompeiian School.

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