Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba della Caccia e Pesca

Italic, Etruscan
1896


Place of Manufacture: Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 343.5 x 219.5 cm (135 1/4 x 86 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.509

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the Tomba della Caccia e Pesca (Tarquinia, c. 510 B.C.). A boat with four men abroad, one steering, and one fishing with a net. On a small island in the sea a man is shooting birds with a sling. Flying birds. In the pediment a family scene: A man and a woman lying on a couch, to the left two young girls with wreaths are sitting on cushions, a flute player. To the right a servant, and another servant fetching drink from a kylikeion. Many of the details are kept in outline drawing. (NY Carlsberg Glyptotek Catalogue)

Provenance

By 1905: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Fiske Warren to MFA, May 28, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren