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A ROMAN WALL PAINTING FRAGMENT
PROPERTY FROM A PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE COLLECTION
A ROMAN WALL PAINTING FRAGMENT

THIRD POMPEIAN STYLE, CIRCA EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN WALL PAINTING FRAGMENT
THIRD POMPEIAN STYLE, CIRCA EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
On a cream ground, with a blue and gold border on four sides, with a rectangular panel at the center along the lower border, outlined in red, with bifurcating vines emerging from red projections at the top corners, the panel with a seaside landscape, with two figures standing on either side of a building fronted by a colonnade
28½ in. (72.4 cm.) high
Provenance
with Vanessa Purcell & Co, Manchester, England, 21 March 1996.

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Lot Essay

For rectangular landscape scenes set in the center of cream-ground panels, placed high on the walls of a third-style peristyle, see p. 264 in F. Coarelli, ed., Pompeii. For seaside landscapes on wall paintings see nos. 5 and 7, p. 119, in J. Ward-Perkins and A. Claridge, Pompeii A.D. 79, vol. II.

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