THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Genius
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funeral monument set by Sextus Titius Primus (right side).
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the front side).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A lenos-shaped sarcophagus known as “Sarcophagus of the Brothers” or a “Senatorial sarcophagus” (close-up).
Carrara marble. 240—260 CE.
Inv. No. 6603.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Winged genius with torch and vase.
Fresco from Herculaneum (Villa of the Papyri).
Inv. No. 9319.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Lares and Genius.
Fresco from Pompeii (VII. 6. 38).
Fourth style. 69—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8905.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXV.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Lares and Genius. Fragment. Genius by the altar, and flutist.
Fresco from Pompeii (VII. 6. 38).
Fourth style. 69—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8905.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXV.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with portraits of the deceased in clipeus hold by the Seasons of the Year.
Marble.
220—230 CE.
Inv. No. A 2 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with portraits of the deceased in clipeus hold by the Seasons of the Year.
Marble.
220—230 CE.
Inv. No. A 2 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble.
Ca. 190 CE.
Inv. No. A 7 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (front panel).
Marble.
Ca. 190 CE.
Inv. No. A 7 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with central gates, strigillated ornamentation and full-length portraits of the deceased.
Marble.
210—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 8 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with bust of the deceased in an oval medallion and a scene of marine thiasos.
Marble.
190—200 CE.
Inv. No. A 9 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble.
200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lares and Genius (togatus).
Bronze.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
17. ARCHITECTURE. Rome.
Lararium of the House of the Vettii.
Luigi Bazzani (1836—1927).
Watercolour.
1895.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. v).
18. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Genius of Place (genius loci) and Lares.
Fresco in the lararium of the House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. v).
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a boy depicting of a scene from his life. Left short-side panel.
White marble.
2nd half of the 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 411.
Ravenna, National Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Idealized male portrait (Genius?).
Marble.
Early imperial age.
Rimini, Civic Museum Luigi Tonini.