THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Psyche
1. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Cupids and Psyche making perfume.
Fresco fragment of the Fourth style.
50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 72.AG.81.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
2. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Four Cupids hanging garlands.
Fresco fragment of the Fourth style.
50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 72.AG.82.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Wall painting of the exedra or triclinium y, lower part of the south wall.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII. 4. 59).
50—79 CE.
Painting by Vincenzo Loria (1850—1939).
1886.
Inv. No. 20879.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII. 4. 59).
Inv. No. 20879.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The lid frieze.
Marble.
Early 3rd cent. CE.
CIL XIV 565.
Inv. No. 47.100.4b.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with flying erotes holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
Marble.
Ca. 190—200 CE.
Inv. No. 56.145.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with winged Victories holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (the front panel).
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Amor and Psyche.
Marble. 2nd cent. CE, after a Greek model of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC 408.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Amor and Psyche (close-up).
Marble. 2nd cent. CE, after a Greek model of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC 408.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Eroses holding a portrait medallion of the deceased: front relief.
Marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Rome, National Gallery of Ancient Art of Corsini Palace.
16. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
“Barberini goddess”.
4th century.
Inv. No. 124506.
Rome, Roman National Museum.
17. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Psyche enslaved by Venus.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
18. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Eroses, Psyche, and Dionysos.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
19. GLYPTICS.
Eros tying the hands of Psyche.
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2.4 × 1.8 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 20.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
20. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Psyche enslaved by Venus.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. Ж 288.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.