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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 23: Greek Painting
and the Impact of Greek Art on Rome


IMAGES:
(for individual student reference viewing only)

below: Geometric funerary amphora, h: NA, c. 750 B.C. (National Museum, Athens)
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below: White-ground Attic kylix attributed to the "Villa Giulia Painter," terracotta, 8.5" w, c. 470 B.C. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):



below: Master of ceremonies, phebe and flutist, mural fragment from the Tomb of the Diver, at Paestum,
SW Italy, fresco, size: NA, c. 475 B.C. (Archaeological Museum, Paestum):




below: Detail from inside the Tomb of Persephone, showing Hades' abduction of Persephone on chariot,
wall painting at Vergina, Macedonia, size: NA, late 4th cent. B.C. (The Heroön, Vergina):




below: Tracing of the Rape of Persephone above:



below: Drawing reconstruction of the hunting mural from the Tomb of Phillip II, at Vergina, Macedonia,
size: NA, after 336 B.C.:
(click on image for closer viewing)



below: Funerary vase from Centuripe, S. Italy, tempera painted terracotta, c. 15.6" h, c. early 3rd cent. B.C. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):



below: Section of Mystery Frieze, from Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, wall painting, size: NA, c. 50 B.C. (National Museum, Naples):
(click on image for closer viewing)



below: Section of Mystery Frieze, from Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, wall painting, size: NA, c. 50 B.C. (National Museum, Naples):



below: Section of Mystery Frieze, from Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, wall painting, size: NA, c. 50 B.C. (National Museum, Naples):



below: Hercules and the Infant Telephos, from the Basilica at Herculeneum, wall painting, size: 5'7",
c. 70 A.D. (National Museum, Naples):




below: Odysseus arrives in Laestrygonia, from the Odyssey Frieze (a.k.a The Odyssey Landscapes), from the Esquiline Hill, Rome, wall painting, size: NA, c. 50 B.C. (Museum of the Profane, Vatican Museums):



below: Attack of the Laestrygonians, from the Odyssey Frieze (a.k.a. The Odyssey Landscapes), from the Esquiline Hill, Rome, wall painting, size: NA, c. 50 B.C. (Museum of the Profane, Vatican Museums):



below: Battle of Alexander and the Persians (a.k.a. The Battle of Issus), mosaic from the House of the Faun, Pompeii, copy, 8'11" x 16'9.5", 1st cent. B.C. (National Museum, Naples):
(click on image for closer viewing)




below: Battle of the Macedonians and Persians frieze from the Alexander Sarcophagus, marble, c. 27" h,
c. 330-300 B.C. (Archeological Museum, Istanbul):



below: Still Life, from the House of Julia Felix, Pompeii, wall painting, size: NA, c. 1st cent. A.D.
(National Museum, Naples):



below: Peaches and Glass Jar, wall painting from Herculeneum, size: NA, c. 50 A.D.
(National Museum, Naples):



below: Marine mosaic, from Pompeii, floor mosaic, copy of Hellenistic work, size: NA,
c. 1st cent. B.C. - 1st cent. A.D. (National Museum, Naples):



below: map of ancient Italian penninsula (click on image for larger viewing):



below: Timeline of ancient Rome (click on image for larger viewing):



below: Pasitelean group, (a.k.a. Orestes and Electra), attributed to Pasiteles, copy, marble, c. 4.9' h,
c. late 1st cent. B.C. (National Museum, Naples):




below: Two Dancers, detail from the Etruscan Tomb of the Lionesses, Tarquinia, wall painting, size: NA,
c. 480-470 B.C. (Tarquinia necropolis):




below: Apollo, acroterion from the Etruscan Temple at Veii, painted terra cotta, 69" h, c. 510 B.C.
(National Museum of the Villa Giulia, Rome):




below: Model reconstruction of the Etruscan Temple at Veii, showing the Apollo acroterion on the roof, (Institute of Etruscan and Italian Antiquities, University of Rome):



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