Wall fragment with bull’s head and winged sea monsters on black ground
50—79 CE.
79 × 57 cm.
Inv. No. 72.AG.78.5.Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu

Wall fragment with bull’s head and winged sea monsters on black ground.

50—79 CE.
79 × 57 cm.
Inv. No. 72.AG.78.5.

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), pp. 46—47, no. 95 e.
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 ἱππόκαμπος hippokampos hippocampus hippocamp sea-horse ippocampo cavallo marino hippokamp seepferd hippocampe cheval marin 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 lagobolon pedum shepherd’s crook of shepherd crooked staff truffatore pastore bastone da taurus bull toro stier taureau βόδι ταύρος alatus alata winged alato geflügelt ailé φτερωτό 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 sea dragon drago pistrice seedrache de mer θαλάσσιο δράκο monster monsters mostro seeungeheuer monstre des mers τέρας rhyton horn for drinking wine rhytòn corno potorio per bere vino zum trinken für wein corne à boire pour le vin ῥυτόν ρυτό inv no 72.ag.78.5