THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Genius
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Lares and Genius.
Fresco from Pompeii (insula VIII, 2, lararium).
Fourth style. 69—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8905.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. 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.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Winged genius with torch and vase.
Fresco from Herculaneum (Villa of the Papyri).
Inv. No. 9319.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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, House of the Vettii (VI, 15, 1).
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lares and Genius (togatus).
Bronze.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
10. 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.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Plaster cast. Original — Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Palazzo della Cancelleria Apostolica.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Vespasian’s and young Domitian’s victorious return from the Civil War in 69 AD. Relief B from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Plaster cast. Original — Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Palazzo della Cancelleria Apostolica.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Detail: Genius Senatus. Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Detail: Roma. Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Genius Togatus of Augustus.
Marble. 1st century.
Inv. No. 259.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 22.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Genius Togatus of Augustus.
Marble. 1st century.
Inv. No. 259.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 22.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Genius of Death.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek original.
Inv. No. I 70.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Genius of Death.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek original.
Inv. No. I 70.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.