THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
The Rape of Europa. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple Y in Selinuntum (Sicily).
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Sphinx. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple Y in Selinuntum (Sicily).
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Northern Africa.
Drusilla or Agrippina the Younger. Portrait of a woman formerly thought to be Agrippina the Elder.
Plaster cast.
Inv. No. MCR 298.
Original: Marble. Reign of Caligula (37—41 CE). Inv. No. C 17030.
Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of Germanicus (formerly identified as Drusus the Elder)
Plaster cast.
Inv. No. MCR 296.
Original: Marble. Tiberian age (14—37 CE). Inv. No. 50699.
Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Odysseus and Penelope.
Fresco of the 4th style on the north wall of Macellum in Pompeii (VII, 9, 4—12).
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Macellum, VII, 9, 4—12.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Male portrait.
White marble.
Early 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 2017.1.1.
Toulouse, Saint Raymond Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of seated Jupiter.
Cast bronze.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 54.750.
Baltimore (USA), Walters Art Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of seated Jupiter.
Cast bronze.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 54.750.
Baltimore (USA), Walters Art Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Dionysus.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE. A copy of a hellinistic original.
Inv. No. MC734.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Dionysus.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE. A copy of a hellinistic original.
Inv. No. MC734.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Aphrodite of Capua.
White fine grane marble.
First half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6017.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Aphrodite of Capua (close-up).
White fine grane marble.
First half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6017.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Io, Argus and Hermes.
Fresco from Pompeii (Temple of Isis, VIII, 7, 27—28).
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9548.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
14. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS.
The Roman emperor Hadrian and Apollodorus of Damascus.
Johann Georg Hiltensperger (1806—1890).
Wall panel, 1845—1848.
No. LXXVII.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum, The Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting, 77.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Octavian August as Jupiter.
Marble.
First half of the 1st century CE.
Inv. No. ÃÐ-4191 (À 399).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Octavian August as Jupiter.
Marble.
First half of the 1st century CE.
Inv. No. ÃÐ-4191 (À 399).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
17. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS.
Death of painter Hilarius of Bithynia and his family during the Gothic conquest of Corinth in 395.
Johann Georg Hiltensperger (1806—1890).
Wall panel, 1845—1848.
No. LXXXIV.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum, The Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting, 84.
18. SCULPTURE. Greece.
The Infant Heracles.
Basanite.
3rd century CE.
Inv. No. MC1016.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Great Hall.
19. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Io in Canopus.
Fresco from Pompeii (Duke of Aumale house, VI, 9, 1).
Third style. Late 1st cent. BCE — first half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 9555.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Greece.
A dying Gaul.
Marble.
Roman copy 2nd century CE after a Greek original of a Pergamene work ca. 200 BCE.
Inv. No. 6015.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.