Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba del Barone

Italic, Etruscan

Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Tarquinia


Height x width: 348.8 x 182.8 cm (137 5/16 x 71 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View


The Ancient World



End Wall. Tree; youth on black horse riding towards right; tree, man with cylix in left hand held out, and right arm round youth playing double flute (both are moving right); tree; woman facing left with arms raised; tree; horseman moving to left; tree. Above in angles two hippocamps facing center, with dolphins (two in each case) as fillers. Original in Tomba del Barone (Tarquinia, c. 510 B.C.). Dennis, Cities, and Cemetaries of Etruria, I, 368-70.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 4, 1898, for $ 841.59 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.2-98.9)

Credit Line

General Funds