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VI.15.1 Pompeii. House of the Vettii or Casa dei Vettii or Domus Vettiorum.

Excavated 1894-1895. Linked to VI.15.27.

 

In Notizie degli Scavi, prior to January 1897, this house was described as being in Insula 12 of Reg. VI, afterwards it was changed to Insula 15 of Reg. VI.

Room of the Cupids or Cherubs.

Part 2.                                                            Part 3

 

Part 1      VI.15.1 Plan

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Upper north-west corner in room of the cupids or cherubs.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Upper north-west corner in room of the cupids or cherubs.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. North-west corner with painting of cupids celebrating a festival in honour of Bacchus. Underneath right is a standing female figure of a Bacchante.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

Lower north-west corner with painting of cupids celebrating a festival in honour of Bacchus

Underneath right is a standing female figure of a Bacchante.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall in north-west corner with painting of cupids celebrating a festival in honour of Bacchus.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

North wall in north-west corner with painting of cupids celebrating a festival in honour of Bacchus.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G.Sommer, no.185, showing painting of cupids from the north wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii.

Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, no.185, showing painting of cupids from the north wall.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

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VI.15.1 Pompeii.  December 2006. Room of the Cupids or Cherubs.   Wall painting.  Above the standing female figure of a Bacchante is a small panel showing three Psychai gathering flowers.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall.

Above the standing female figure of a Bacchante is a small panel showing three Psychai gathering flowers.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Upper north wall and ceiling in room of the cupids or cherubs.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Upper north wall and ceiling in room of the cupids or cherubs.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Lower north wall.  At the top is a wall painting of cupids gathering and pressing grapes. Underneath left is a standing female figure of a Bacchante. Underneath right is a standing figure of a Satyr.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Lower north wall.

At the top is a wall painting of cupids gathering and pressing grapes.

Underneath left is a standing female figure of a Bacchante.

Underneath right is a standing figure of a Satyr.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, showing painting of cupids from the north wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, showing painting of cupids from the north wall.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall with wall painting of a Satyr.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall with wall painting of a Satyr.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Upper north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

Upper north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 22nd July 1961.  Upper north wall at east end, and north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 22nd July 1961. 

Upper north wall at east end, and north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph by Brogi, no.11229. Upper north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph by Brogi, no.11229.

Upper north-east corner in room of the cupids or cherubs, with floating figures in centre of panels.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Lower north wall in north-east corner with painting of cupids celebrating the festival of Vesta.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

Lower north wall in north-east corner with painting of cupids celebrating the festival of Vesta.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. East wall in north-east corner with painting of cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

East wall in north-east corner with painting of cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, no.6, from east wall in north-east corner. This painting showed the cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, no.6, from east wall in north-east corner.

This painting showed the cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 219. Detail of cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery, from east wall in north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 219.

Detail of cupids cleaning clothes in a fullery, from east wall in north-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Room of the Cupids or Cherubs. 
Painting of Cupid Goldsmiths.  Below left is a female figure or priestess holding an implement of sacrifice.  Below right are the remains of a painting of an Amazon with a shield.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006. East wall with painting of cupid goldsmiths.

Below left is a female figure or priestess holding an implement of sacrifice.

Below right are the remains of a painting of an Amazon with a shield.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall with part of painting of cupid goldsmiths. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall with part of painting of cupid goldsmiths.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1957. East wall with painting of cupid goldsmiths.
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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VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1957. East wall with painting of cupid goldsmiths.

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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VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths.
Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1972. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths. 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. J72f0789

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1972. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths. 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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VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1972. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths. 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. J72f0788

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1972. Detail from east wall of the cupid goldsmiths. 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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VI.15.1 Pompeii. Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, no.116, showing painting of cupids from the east wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii.

Early 20th century postcard by G. Sommer, no.116, showing painting of cupids from the east wall.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 220. Detail of goldsmith cupids from the east wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 220.

Detail of goldsmith cupids from the east wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii.  December 2006. Room of the Cupids or Cherubs. East wall  with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with shield.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

East wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with a shield.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old postcard by Brogi (1850-1925). Detail of decorations. East wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old postcard by Brogi (1850-1925). Detail of decorations.

East wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph by Sommer, no. 11969.  Detail from east wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with a shield. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph by Sommer, no. 11969. 

Detail from east wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with a shield.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 216. Detail from east wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photograph by Esposito no. 216.

Detail from east wall with painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii.  December 2006. Room of the Cupids or Cherubs. East wall. Detail of painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with a shield.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. December 2006.

East wall with detail of painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

Underneath is a standing figure of an Amazon armed with a shield.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall of painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.15.1 Pompeii. October 2001. Detail from east wall of painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python. 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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VI.15.1 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from painting of Apollo and Diana after the killing of the python.

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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Part 3

 

Part 1      VI.15.1 Plan