Facsimile of painting on right wall, Tomba Querciola

Italic, Etruscan
1902


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Tarquinia

Dimensions

Height x width: 560.5 x 329.5 cm (220 11/16 x 129 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.492

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original in the Tomba Querciola (Tarquinia, about 400 B.C.). Main frieze: A couple banqueting, a flute player, and four dancers among trees. Lower frieze: to the right scenes from the boar hunt, to the left a peculiar scene of a naked, elderly, bald man sittin on a cliff threatened by a warrior with a lance…..The decoration is mainly in red and quite a lot of blue. (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