Facsimile of painting on entrance wall, Tomba Querciola

Italic, Etruscan
1902


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Tarquinia

Dimensions

Height x width: 531 x 397.5 cm (209 1/16 x 156 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.495

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the Tomba Querciola (Tarquinia, c. 400 B.C.). Through the door opening the stairway is seen bathed in light. Pediment: two warriors with red horses flanked by two blue panthers. Above the door a man and biga, probably the deceased; dancers among trees on either side. Bottom frieze: biga to the left, trees to the right. (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