Pompeii A D 79

Author : Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Museums In Naples

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Collection of Naples National Archaeological Museum, Collections of the Capodimonte Gallery, List of works in the Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte, Venus Kallipygos, Dana, Farnese Hercules, Pseudo-Seneca, Alexander Mosaic, National Museum of Capodimonte, Secret Museum, Naples, Baronci Altarpiece, Judith Slaying Holofernes, Farnese Atlas, Harmodius and Aristogeiton, Farnese Cup, The Flagellation of Christ, List of museums in Naples, Pietrarsa railway museum, Seated Hermes, Apollo of Mantua, Pope Paul III and his Grandsons, Transfiguration of Christ, Farnese Bull, Antea, The Choice of Hercules, Orestes and Electra, Coral Jewellery Museum, The Blind Leading the Blind, Hera Farnese, Madonna and Child and Two Angels, Antinous Farnese, Zoological Museum of Naples. Excerpt: This is a list of the art works, dating from between 1200 and 1800, housed in the Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. The Venus Kallipygos or Aphrodite Kallipygos (Greek: ), also known as the Callipygian Venus, all literally meaning "Venus (or Aphrodite) of the beautiful buttocks," is an Ancient Roman marble statue, thought to be a copy of an older Greek original. In an example of anasyrma, it depicts a partially draped woman, raising her light peplos to uncover her hips and buttocks, and looking back and down over her shoulder, perhaps to evaluate them. The subject is conventionally identified as Venus (Aphrodite), though it may equally be a portrait of a mortal woman. The statue dates to the late 1st century BC. The lost original on which it is based is thought to have been bronze, and to have been executed around 300 BC, towards the beginning of the Hellenistic era. Its provenance is unknown, but it was rediscovered, missing its head, in the early modern era. The head was restored, first in the 16th century and again in the 18th ...
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Pompeii A D 79

Author : Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Department of Classical Art
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Pompeii A D 79

Author : John Bryan Ward-Perkins
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The Ancient Art Of Emulation

Author : Elaine K. Gazda
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Are copies of Greek and Roman masterpieces as important as the originals they imitate?
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