A ROMAN WALL PAINTING FRAGMENT
circa 1st century a.d.
Painted on a red ground, preserving a column at the center in white, with turquoise and yellow garlands spiralling along its length, with foliate borders in yellow on either side
28 in. (71.1 cm) high
Bronson Pinchot Collection
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 14 December 1994, lot 50
Antiquities and Islamic Art Sotheby's New York, 17 December 1997, lot 168