Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba delle Leonesse

Italic, Etruscan
1898


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Tarquinia

Dimensions

Height x width: 335 x 226 cm (131 7/8 x 89 in.)

Accession Number

08.511

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the Tomba delle Leonesse, Back Wall. (Tarquinia, c. 510 B.C.). Two columns flank the representation. Below, a niche is surrounded by dolphins jumping over the sea. In the upper frieze a dancing woman, a lyre player, and a flute player flanking a large krater,a couple dancing. In the pediment two lionesses flank the columen. (NY Carlsberg Gyptotek Catalogue)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren