Wall fragment with architecture and Sphinx on black ground
50—79 CE.
104 × 48 cm.
Inv. No. 72.AG.78.7.Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu

Wall fragment with architecture and Sphinx on black ground

50—79 CE.
104 × 48 cm.
Inv. No. 72.AG.78.7.

Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu

Boscoreale.
Origin:
From Boscoreale. Until 1972 — Elie Borowski, Polish, 1913—2003 (Basel, Switzerland), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1972.
Literature:
Vermeule, Cornelius, and Norman Neuerberg. Catalogue of the Ancient Art in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1973).
Credits:
(cc) 2020. Photo, text: The J. Paul Getty Museum (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.
Keywords: ζωγραφικήί pictura ars picturae painting pittura malerei peinture ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque ρωμαϊκές roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines σφίγξ σφίγγα sphinx sfinge φρεσκογραφία τοιχογραφία νωπογραφία wall fresco frescos frescoes opera parietale murale opere parietali murali affresco affreschi freskomalerei frischmalerei wandmalerei fresko fresken fresque fresques pintura mural nemus regale boscoreale armilla bracelet braccialetto bracciale armband armreif armspange spange βραχιόλι corona wreath kranz couronne alatus alata winged alato geflügelt ailé φτερωτό architectural composition architecture composizione architettonica architettura architektonische komposition architektur architecturale αρχιτεκτονική σύνθεση columna column colonna kolonne säule colonne κολόνα στύλος frizzle curl arricciamento arricciolamento ricciolo riccio krause ringel frisure frisottis flos flores flower flowers fiore fiori blume blumen fleur fleurs λουλούδι λουλούδια floral ornament vegetal motif ornamento floreale blumenverzierung ornement στολίδι on black background su fondo nero auf schwarzem hintergrund sur fond noir from da volute voluta inv no 72.ag.78.7