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I.8.17 Pompeii. Casa dei Quattro Stili.

Linked to I.8.11. Excavated 1937 and 1951. Restored 1975-8.

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I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, doorway to ala on south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 7, doorway to ala on south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, south-west corner of ala. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 7, south-west corner of ala. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, detail of south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 7, detail of south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 7, south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, painted panel on south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, painted panel on south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 7, south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 7, south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. 
Room 3, atrium, looking south-west towards doorways to rooms 8, 7 and 6.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 3, atrium, looking south-west towards doorways to rooms 8, 7 and 6.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche in south east corner of atrium 3 next to door of room 8.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007.

Niche in south east corner of atrium 3 next to door of room 8.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.South side of atrium, looking east to doorways to rooms 7 and 8. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

South side of atrium, looking east to doorways to rooms 7 and 8.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Doorway to room 8 and niche, in south-east corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Doorway to room 8 and niche, in south-east corner of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Doorway to room 8. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Doorway to room 8. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 8, west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 8, west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 8, east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 8, east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Doorways to rooms 10 and 9, looking south-east across east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Doorways to rooms 10 and 9, looking south-east across east side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, tablinum, looking east.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, tablinum, looking east. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, tablinum. Looking towards east wall of room from the atrium.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 9, tablinum. Looking towards east wall of room from the atrium.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall. Remains of wall painting of pantomime? See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.83). Richardson refers to a large picture in the tablinum that may represent Hercules freeing Theseus in the Underworld. See Richardson, L., 2000. A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum. Baltimore: John Hopkins. (p. 74) According to Peters, this mythological painting had no landscape elements. See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherlands, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.105)

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall.

Remains of wall painting of pantomime?

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.83).

Richardson refers to a large picture in the tablinum that may represent Hercules freeing Theseus in the Underworld.

See Richardson, L., 2000. A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum. Baltimore: John Hopkins. (p. 74)

According to Peters, this mythological painting had no landscape elements.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherlands, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.105)

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, north-east corner. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, north-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, oecus of atrium, NE corner.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_14_35.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, oecus of atrium, NE corner. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_14_35.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, east wall. Remains of wall painting of Daedalus tying the wings on Icarus. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.84).

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, east wall.

Remains of wall painting of Daedalus tying the wings on Icarus.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.84).

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, oecus of atrium, back E wall.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_14_32.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, oecus of atrium, back E wall. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_14_32.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, pillared oecus, back E wall.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_3_18.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, pillared oecus, back E wall. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_3_18.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1965. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, E wall of exedra, 2st style cornice.  
Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_65_2_17.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1965. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, E wall of exedra, 2st style cornice. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_65_2_17.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, south wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, south wall. 
Wall painting of the Judgement of Paris?   Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.84).

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, south wall.

Wall painting of the Judgement of Paris?   Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.84).

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall. Wall painting of the Judgement of Paris. According to Peters, this mythological shows the judgement of Paris in landscape surroundings. The three goddesses are sitting against a hill together with a cupid. They can be admired by the spectators of the painting but not by Paris, who is in the left foreground with Hermes, and cannot see them. See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.105)

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall.

Wall painting of the Judgement of Paris.

According to Peters, this mythological shows the judgement of Paris in landscape surroundings.

The three goddesses are sitting against a hill together with a cupid.

They can be admired by the spectators of the painting but not by Paris, who is in the left foreground with Hermes, and cannot see them.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.105)

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, tablinum, looking south-east, showing lunette on right wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 9, tablinum, looking south-east, showing lunette on right wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, pillared oecus,S wall, window.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_15_2.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1972. Room 9. Casa dei Quattro Stili, pillared oecus,S wall, window. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_72_15_2.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, room to the north of room 9, tablinum.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, room to the north of room 9, tablinum.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 10, doorway and south-east corner.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 10, doorway and south-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 10, plaster casts of victims. Looking east. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010.

Room 10, plaster casts of victims. Looking east. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, plaster casts of two people.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, plaster casts of two people.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, plaster cast of head of victim.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 10, plaster cast of head of victim.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 10, plaster casts of victims. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.8.17 Pompeii. June 2010. Room 10, plaster casts of victims. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Casa dei Quattro Stili, cubiculum NE of atrium, cast of corpse from above.  
(This photograph is not necessarily from Room 10, but we have included all the photos of the casts together).
Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_14_25.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Casa dei Quattro Stili, cubiculum NE of atrium, cast of corpse from above. 

(This photograph is not necessarily from Room 10, but we have included all the photos of the casts together).

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_14_25.

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Casa dei Quattro Stili, cubiculum NE of atrium, cast of corpse from above.  (This photograph is not necessarily from Room 10, but we have included all the photos of the casts together). Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_14_26.

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1968. Casa dei Quattro Stili, cubiculum NE of atrium, cast of corpse from above. 

(This photograph is not necessarily from Room 10, but we have included all the photos of the casts together).

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_14_26. 

 

I.8.17 Pompeii. 1959. Room 10. Plaster cast of a victim. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
The Jashemski record says that this photo was taken in I.8.17 in 1959, but this victim most probably did not come from this house.
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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I.8.17 Pompeii. 1959. Room 10. Plaster cast of a victim. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

The Jashemski record says that this photo was taken in I.8.17 in 1959, but this victim most probably did not come from this house.

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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I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11, corridor looking west to atrium 3.

I.8.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11, corridor looking west to atrium 3.

 

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