esperanzapinatelli: Giotto, Vault of Scrovegni Chapel, Padua (Fresco, 1305) detail

esperanzapinatelli: Giotto, Vault of Scrovegni Chapel, Padua (Fresco, 1305) detail

Bird from a fresco in the House of the Golden Bracelet. Pompeii (100 BC - AD 100)

Bird from a fresco in the House of the Golden Bracelet. Pompeii (100 BC - AD 100)

“In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.”Hermann Broch, The Death of VergilAnonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii

“In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.”Hermann Broch, The Death of VergilAnonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii

This lovely scene is from a wall painting at Villa Livia (near Rome).  The villa was part of Livia Drusilla's dowry.  Livia (58 B.C. - A.D. 29) was 3rd wife of Augustus & empress of the Roman Empire.  She was mother of Tiberius, grandmother of Claudius, great grandmother of Caligula & great great grandmother of Nero...

This lovely scene is from a wall painting at Villa Livia (near Rome). The villa was part of Livia Drusilla's dowry. Livia (58 B.C. - A.D. 29) was 3rd wife of Augustus & empress of the Roman Empire. She was mother of Tiberius, grandmother of Claudius, great grandmother of Caligula & great great grandmother of Nero...

Ancient Roman fresco - Pomegranate tree - Villa di Livia (Rome) - Underground…

Ancient Roman fresco - Pomegranate tree - Villa di Livia (Rome) - Underground…

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