Start Over Export MARC Display Another Search

Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Pompeiian.
Title Winged Genius Holding a Cornucopia and Bearing on His Wings a Female Figure.
Date 1st Century B.C. to 1st Century A.D..
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium fresco.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Pompeiian School 712 N16 M97y5    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Probably an ornament of the outer court of the Casa del Naviglio, Pompeii;
(a) Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy.
Current repository Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples, Italy, public.
Attribution history (b) Italian School, Pompeiian by Frick Art Reference Library, 1930. The 1911 catalogue of the Naples Museum, p.228, gives for the date for the majority of the Pompeiian frescoes a period beginning in the 1st c. B.C. 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; Representing the deification of the majestic female borne on his wings. The genius represents the horn of abundance, he is the tutelar god of the female.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 26753 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Digital image, GAS10588.tif (image) March 6, 1999
Sources (a) The Principal Monuments of the National Museum of Naples, 1882, p.24.
(b) Frick Art Reference Library, 1930.
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.

Records are frequently revised and enhanced. To provide additional information, complete our record update form.

Permanent link to this page:

Frick Art Reference Library

10 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Frequently Asked Questions

Ask a Question
Request an Interlibrary Loan

Digital Collections
Research Guides
WW II Provenance Bibliography
New Acquisitions