Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba delle Bighe

Italic, Etruscan
1900


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Tarquinia

Dimensions

Height x width: 469.5 x 246 cm (184 13/16 x 96 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.500

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the Tomba delle Bighe (Tarquinia, c. 480 B.C.). Pediment: two reclining youths flanking the columen inside which is seen a large krater and the traces of two standing figures. Upper frieze: grandstands with spectators at either side, sport events. Main frieze: banqueters, under the couches blue ducks. (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