Cockerel pecking a pomegranate on a background of a still life of pears and pomegranates
Pompeii, House of the Chaste Lovers (IX, 12, 6)

Cockerel pecking a pomegranate on a background of a still life of pears and pomegranates.

Pompeii, House of the Chaste Lovers (IX, 12, 6)
(Pompei, Casa dei Casti Amanti (IX, 12, 6))

Origin:
Pompeii, House of the Chaste Lovers (IX, 12, 6)
Description:

Pompei, Insula dei Casti Amanti

Il soggetto di questo piccolo quadro, proveniente da uno degli ambienti del l’insula, presenta, sullo sfondo di una natura morta con pere e melograni, un gallo dal vivace piumaggio intento a becchettare un melograno.

Pompeii, Insula of the Chaste Lovers

The subject of this little picture which comes from one of the rooms of the insula, shows a brightly-coloured cockerel pecking at a pomegranate, against the background of a still life painting of pears and pomegranates.

Credits:
© 2003. Photo, text: Guzzo P. G. Pompei, Ercolano, Stabiae, Oplontis: le città sepolte dal Vesuvio. Electa, Napoli, 2003. P. 66—67.
© 2003. Photo: Alfredo and Pio Foglia.
Keywords: ζωγραφικήί pictura ars picturae painting pittura malerei peinture φρεσκογραφία τοιχογραφία νωπογραφία wall fresco frescos frescoes opera parietale murale opere parietali murali affresco affreschi freskomalerei frischmalerei wandmalerei fresko fresken fresque fresques ρωμαϊκές roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines πομπηία pompeii pompeian pompei pompeiano pompeji pompeianischen pompejanischen pompéi pompéien house of the chaste lovers casa dei casti amanti ix 12 6 rooster cockerel pecking a pomegranate on a background of a still life of pears and pomegranates gallo natura morta con pere e melograni still life natura morta ripe pomegranate melagrana matura pear pears pomegranate pomegranates
History of Ancient Rome