House of Lirucus at Pompeii: the Frescoes

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1901

GUSN

GUSN-222066

Description

Framed print of a fresco at the House of Liricus in Pompeii. The piece is seperated into three different sections. The top section is seperated into four pieces: the outside pieces have doors and the middle two have horses with fish tails. The top section is seperated from the middle section by a design of cherubs and animals. The middle section has three pieces seperated by statues: the two outside pieces are single figures and the middle piece is a scene of figures and cherubs. The bottom layer is a design of squares and draped swags. Within two of the boxes are bushes, and within the middle box is a bird.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P477

Maker

Gardner, William H. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Salem, Massachusetts

Dimensions

22 1/16 x 23 10/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.900

Date

1901 (Date that it was purchased)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)