Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII, 4, 59).
60 × 53 cm.
Naples, National Archaeological MuseumInv. No. 20879.

Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices.

Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII, 4, 59).
60 × 53 cm.
Inv. No. 20879.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Literature:
Orangerie italiana 1991. The International Fair of Italian Art and Antiques, exhibition catalogue, Bradford—London 1991, p. 14; Cicirelli, in Pompeii. Picta fragmenta. Decorazioni parietali dalle città sepolte, exhibition catalogue, Turin 1997, pp. 110—111, no. 61; Cicirelli, in Pittura nella Reggia dalle città sepolte. Affreschi antichi da Pompei, Stabiae, Ercolano, exhibition catalogue, Naples 1999, p. 61, no. 30.
Credits:
© 2001. Photo, text: Pompeii. Images from the buried cities. Electa, Napoli, 2001, p. 72—73, no. 24.
Keywords: ζωγραφικήί pictura ars picturae painting pittura malerei peinture ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque ρωμαϊκή μυθολογία mythologia romana roman mythology mitologia römische mythologie romaine ἔρως έρως eros éros amor cupid amore cupido éros amour ρωμαϊκές roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines φρεσκογραφία τοιχογραφία νωπογραφία wall fresco frescos frescoes opera parietale murale opere parietali murali affresco affreschi freskomalerei frischmalerei wandmalerei fresko fresken fresque fresques frescos frescoes fresco of the 4th style fourth style from pompeii house of the bronzes vii 4 59 cupids and psyche making sacrifices pinax peacock peafowl bird statue of juno altar sacramental sacred tree tunic chiton inv no 20879
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