THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Perseus
1. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus with the head of Medusa.
Fresco in room 30 (diaeta) adjoining the large portico.
Mid-1st century CE.
Castellammare di Stabia, Villa San Marco, room 30.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Hermes or Perseus.
Marble. Copy of a prototype of the 5th cent. BCE made in 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. S-72-4.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Hermrs or Perseus.
Marble. Copy of a prototype of the 5th cent. BCE made in 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. S-72-4.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Hermrs or Perseus.
Marble. Copy of a prototype of the 5th cent. BCE made in 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. S-72-4.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus and Andromeda.
Fresco from Stabiae.
Inv. No. 8995.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus freeing Andromeda from the sea monster.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Pompeii (VI 10, 2, 12) or Herculaneum.
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8993.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXVI.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus freeing Andromeda from the sea monster.
Fresco of the Third style from Pompeii (VII, 16, 13, 10).
20—45 CE.
Inv. No. 8997.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXVI.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus freeing Andromeda from the sea monster.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Pompeii (VI. 9. 6).
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8998.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXII.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Perseus and Andromeda.
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8996.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Perseus with Medusa’s head.
Marble.
Original roman work of the Flavian-Traianic period.
Inv. No. 99.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Perseus with Medusa’s head.
Marble.
Original roman work of the Flavian-Traianic period.
Inv. No. 99.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Perseus with Medusa’s head.
Marble.
Original roman work of the Flavian-Traianic period.
Inv. No. 99.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Perseus with Medusa’s head (close-up).
Marble.
Original roman work of the Flavian-Traianic period.
Inv. No. 99.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Perseus with Medusa’s head (close-up).
Marble.
Original roman work of the Flavian-Traianic period.
Inv. No. 99.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
A part of frieze from the Temple С in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
540—510 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Perseus beheading Medusa in front of Athena, and the birth of Pegasus. Metopa from the Temple С in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
540—510 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The so-called head of Perseus.
Marble.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 28.
18. SCULPTURE.
Perseus with the head of Medusa.
Antonio Canova (1757—1822).
Marble. 1801.
Inv. No. 969.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Cabinet of Canova (Perseus), 3.
19. SCULPTURE.
Perseus with the head of Medusa.
Antonio Canova (1757—1822).
Marble. 1801.
Inv. No. 969.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Cabinet of Canova (Perseus), 3.
20. SCULPTURE.
Perseus with the head of Medusa. Detail.
Antonio Canova (1757—1822).
Marble. 1801.
Inv. No. 969.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Cabinet of Canova (Perseus), 3.