Fresco of a seaside landscape

    • Provenienza:
    • Data:
      45-79 AD
    • Materiali:
      Painted plaster
    • Dimensioni:
      height 27 cm, width 38 cm
    • Collocazione:
      Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
    • Inventario:
      inv. 9463
  • Fresco of a seaside landscape

From the 1st century AD, landscapes depicting seaside or inland villas became a favourite subject for small pictures and medallions. These were generally placed beside the central picture or on partitions, wall socles and mouldings.