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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Casa dei Capitelli colorati or Casa di Arianna

or House of Ariadne or House of the Coloured Capitals.

Linked to VII.4.32, VII.4.33 and VII.4.51. Excavated 1822, 1832 and 1846.

 

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VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, exedra. Doorway from middle peristyle. Looking west.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, exedra. Doorway from middle peristyle. Looking west.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2012. Room 18, exedra. Looking west from middle peristyle. Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 18, exedra. Looking west from middle peristyle. Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. North wall.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, north wall of exedra.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. North wall.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, north wall of exedra.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 18, north wall of exedra. Wall painting of Adonis reclining in Aphrodite’s lap, on the left two cupids can be seen. Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 18, north wall of exedra.     

Wall painting of Adonis reclining in Aphrodite’s lap, on the left two cupids can be seen.

Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra.  North wall.  Wall painting of Adonis reclining in Aphrodite’s lap,  on the left can be seen two cupids.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, north wall of exedra.     

Wall painting of Adonis reclining in Aphrodite’s lap, on the left can be seen two cupids.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Pre-June 1854. Painting by Zahn from north wall of exedra showing Venus and Adonis and two cupids.
See Zahn, W., 1852-59. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, taf. 54.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Pre-June 1854. Painting by Zahn from north wall of exedra showing Venus and Adonis and two cupids.

See Zahn, W., 1852-59. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, taf. 54.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, north wall of exedra. Drawing by Giuseppe Marsigli, 1835, of painting of Adonis and Aphrodite. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 623.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
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See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (329).

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, north wall of exedra. Drawing by Giuseppe Marsigli, 1835, of painting of Adonis and Aphrodite.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 623.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/

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See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (329).

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra.  North Wall.  Detail from wall painting of Adonis and Aphrodite.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, north wall of exedra. Detail from wall painting of Adonis and Aphrodite.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. West wall.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, west wall of exedra.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. West wall.  The central painting is now faded, or may never have been painted.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, west wall of exedra.

The central painting is now faded or may never have been painted.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south wall of exedra.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south wall of exedra.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. South wall.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south wall of exedra.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall. 1841 painting by Carl Loffler, Wall decoration from Colona Colorato in Pompeii.
Photo courtesy of Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen. Inventory number D1811. www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk Use CC0 Public Domain

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall. 1841 painting by Carl Loffler, Wall decoration from Colona Colorato in Pompeii.

Photo courtesy of Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen. Inventory number D1811.

www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk Use CC0 Public Domain

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 21, south wall of triclinium. Drawing of east side of central area of south wall, by Antonio Ala. 
The central painting would have been the Sale of Cupids. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (825).
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 624.
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Drawing of east side of central area of south wall, by Antonio Ala.

The central painting would have been the Sale of Cupids.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (825).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 624.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/

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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 21, south wall of triclinium. Drawing of panel with architectural landscape from upper central area of south wall, by Antonio Ala. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 662.
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii.

Room 18, south wall of exedra. Drawing of panel with architectural landscape from upper central area of south wall, by Antonio Ala.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 662.

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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Wall painting in central panel entitled “The Eros Shop”. Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2012.

Room 18, south wall of exedra. Wall painting in central panel entitled “The Eros Shop” or “Cupid’s shop”. Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra.  Wall painting in central panel on south wall.  “The Eros Shop”.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south wall of exedra. 

Wall painting in central panel on south wall.  “The Eros Shop” or “Cupid’s shop”.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Painting by Giuseppe Marsigli made 24th February 1833 in the new excavation.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 625.
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Painting by Giuseppe Marsigli made 24th February 1833 in the new excavation.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 625.

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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Copy by Giuseppe Marsigli, 1834, of a painting existing in the new house called of the Coloured Capitals.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 618.
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii.

Room 18, south wall of exedra. Copy by Giuseppe Marsigli, 1834, of a painting existing in the new house called of the Coloured Capitals.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 618.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/

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VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18. Exedra. The figure is shown lifting one of his cupids from its cage for sale.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south wall of exedra. Detail from wall painting. 

The figure is shown lifting one of his cupids from its cage for sale.

 

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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, floor of exedra. Mosaic emblema of assorted fish.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. c.1930. Room 18, central emblema of exedra.  
DAIR 40.327. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.
See Pernice, E.  1938. 
Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (described as from exedra 22, see tav. 54.2, above.)

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. c.1930. Room 18, central emblema of exedra.

DAIR 40.327. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (described as from exedra 22, see tav. 54.2, above.)

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. c.1930. Room 18, central emblema of exedra.
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.139, & Pl.50, tav 1).

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. c.1930. Room 18, central emblema of exedra.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.139, & Pl.50, tav 1).

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18.  Exedra floor.   Tightly packed chips of white marble.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, floor of exedra. Tightly packed chips of white marble.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking east across Middle Peristyle, from Exedra, Room 18.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking east across middle peristyle, from room 18, exedra.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii, 1978. Looking east across middle peristyle towards room 29, the apsidal exedra.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J78f0084

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii, 1978. Looking east across middle peristyle towards room 29, the apsidal exedra. 

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Detail of column in Middle Peristyle.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Detail of column in middle peristyle.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii, 1978. Columns in the middle peristyle. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J78f0085

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii, 1978. Columns in the middle peristyle. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.  

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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