ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Genius
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1. 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.
2. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Lares and Genius.
Fresco from Pompeii (insula VIII, 2, lararium).
Fourth style. 69—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8905.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Lares and Genius. Fragment. Genius by the altar, and flutist.
Fresco from Pompeii (insula VIII, 2, lararium).
Fourth style. 69—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8905.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Winged genius with torch and vase.
Inv. No. 9319.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. 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.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with central gates, strigillated ornamentation and full-length portraits of the deceased.
Marble.
H. 1.00 m; L. 2.14 m; B. 1.06 m.
210-220 CE.
Inv. No. A 8 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Genius of Place (genius loci) and Lares.
Fresco in the lararium of the House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lares and Genius (togatus).
Bronze.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Genius Togatus of Augustus.
Marble. 1st century.
Inv. No. 259.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 22.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Genius Togatus of Augustus.
Marble. 1st century.
Inv. No. 259.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 22.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Genius of Death.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek original.
Inv. No. I 70.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Genius of Death.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek original.
Inv. No. I 70.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
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