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VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Casa con Atrio tetrastilo or Casa di Omfale.

Excavated 1861. (Strada del Tempio d’Iside 9).

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, centre right, September 2015. Looking west along north side of Via del Tempio d’Iside.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, centre right, September 2015. Looking west along north side of Via del Tempio d’Iside.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Entrance doorway on raised ramp in pavement.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Entrance doorway on raised ramp in pavement.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Entrance above raised pavement.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance above raised pavement.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  December 2007.  West side of atrium.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. West side of atrium.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West side of atrium, with doorway to workshop, on left.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West side of atrium, with doorway to workshop, on left.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Workshop room on west side of atrium, looking north.
According to Eschebach, at the rear of the workshop was the kitchen and latrine, and steps to the upper floor of which 15 steps were remaining. Underneath the steps was a cupboard/small room.
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau, (p.376).
According to Bragantini, et al, against the west wall of the kitchen stood the masonry bench/podium with storage below. At the side of the bench was a wall, separating the bench from the latrine.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD, (p.345).

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Workshop room on west side of atrium, looking north.

According to Eschebach, at the rear of the workshop was the kitchen and latrine, and steps to the upper floor of which 15 steps were remaining.

Underneath the steps was a cupboard/small room.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau, (p.376).

According to Bragantini, et al, against the west wall of the kitchen stood the masonry bench/podium with storage below.

At the side of the bench was a wall, separating the bench from the latrine.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD, (p.345).

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West wall of atrium, with doorway, centre, leading to kitchen and latrine.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West wall of atrium, with doorway, centre, leading to kitchen and latrine.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. September 2005. West side of atrium. The door in the west wall leads to the kitchen and latrine. The window overlooking the atrium is from the cubiculum on the left of the tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. September 2005. West side of atrium.

The door in the west wall leads to the kitchen and latrine.

The window overlooking the atrium is from the cubiculum on the left of the tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Looking north across tetrastyle atrium towards the tablinum, at its rear.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Looking north across tetrastyle atrium towards the tablinum, at its rear.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across tetrastyle atrium. The tablinum is at the rear. According to Breton, in the tablinum were two well preserved wall paintings, to the right Hercules and Omphale, to the left an unidentified subject. Helbig agreed.
See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1136 and 971)

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across tetrastyle atrium towards the tablinum, at the rear.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Impluvium with four columns.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2004. Impluvium in atrium, with four columns.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  Impluvium with four columns.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Impluvium in atrium, with four columns.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1959. Looking north across impluvium in atrium.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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VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1959. Looking north across impluvium in atrium.

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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VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Impluvium and Tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium and tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. East side of the atrium.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. East side of the atrium.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  December 2007.   East side of the atrium.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. East side of the atrium.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007.  Remains of wall decorations in room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum fenestratum. Breton says that in this room on the left of the tablinum, one could see a painting of Diana and Endymion. Helbig says that apart from the above painting of Selene and Endymion, (956) there was also a painting of Hippolytus (1245).
See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (956 and 1245)

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of wall decorations in north-west corner of room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum fenestratum.

Breton says that in this room on the left of the tablinum, one could see a painting of Diana and Endymion.

Helbig says that apart from the painting of Selene and Endymion, (956) there was also a painting of Hippolytus (1245).

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (956 and 1245)

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West wall and north-west corner of cubiculum, taken through window from atrium.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. West wall and north-west corner of cubiculum, taken through window from atrium.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Remains of wall decorations in north-west corner of room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum.
Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.
According to PPM, the west wall of cubiculum, had a yellow zoccolo which was subdivided into panels with plants and mirrored compartments.
in the middle zone the central aedicula had a red background with a central yellow portion in which was placed a painting of Selene and Endymion, uselessly protected from the elements by insufficient roofing.
The side panels, of which the one to the north was interrupted by a window, had a wide red border with a yellow centre.
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 544.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Remains of wall decorations in north-west corner of room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

According to PPM, the west wall of cubiculum had a yellow zoccolo which was subdivided into panels with plants and mirrored compartments.

in the middle zone the central aedicula had a red background with a central yellow portion in which was placed a painting of Selene and Endymion, uselessly protected from the elements by insufficient roofing.

The side panels, of which the one to the north was interrupted by a window, had a wide red border with a yellow centre.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 544.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. West wall of cubiculum. 19th century copy by La Volpe of painting of Selene and Endymion and Selene.
Endymion is sleeping under the influence of Hypnos.
Selene descends from above, crowned with a crescent moon.
Another figure watches from behind a rock.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Emdimione e Selene by La Volpe
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 956.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. West wall of cubiculum. 19th century copy by La Volpe of painting of Selene and Endymion.

Endymion is sleeping under the influence of Hypnos.

Selene descends from above, crowned with a crescent moon.

Another figure watches from behind a rock.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Emdimione e Selene by La Volpe

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 956.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Second half of 19th century copy of wall painting of Phaedra and Hippolytus by La Volpe.
From north end of the east wall in room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum fenestratum.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia -  Fedra e Ippolito by La Volpe

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. From north end of the east wall in room to west of the tablinum, the cubiculum fenestratum

Second half of 19th century, copy of wall painting of Phaedra and Hippolytus by La Volpe.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia -  Fedra e Ippolito by La Volpe

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Looking north across atrium towards tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Looking north across atrium towards tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Detail from north wall of tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii, September 2015. Detail from north wall of tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Rear wall of Tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Rear wall of tablinum.

According to Breton, in the tablinum were two well preserved wall paintings, to the right Hercules and Omphale, to the left an unidentified subject.

Helbig agreed.

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1136 and 971)

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.   Rear wall of Tablinum.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Rear wall of tablinum.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1862 painting of tablinum, north wall by Antonio Ala.
In the centre yellow panel is the painting of Hercules and Omphale.
In the red side panels, with candelabra with twining plants, are the personifications of Autumn and Summer.
Between are complex architectural scenes.
In the upper zone are theatrical masks.
In the lower zone are plants and garlands.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Tablinum North Wall by Antonio Ala

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1862 painting of tablinum, north wall by Antonio Ala.

In the centre yellow panel is the painting of Hercules and Omphale.

In the red side panels, with candelabra with twining plants, are the personifications of Autumn and Summer.

Between are complex architectural scenes.

In the upper zone are theatrical masks.

In the lower zone are plants and garlands.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Tablinum North Wall by Antonio Ala

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1862 painting of tablinum, north wall by Antonio Ala.
Photograph c.1880s by Achille Mauri.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. 1862 painting of tablinum, north wall by Antonio Ala.

Photograph c.1880s by Achille Mauri.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, north wall, west end. 
19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Autumn.
She wore a yellow and sky blue mantle and holds a kalathos (vase) full of grapes and a long branch of grapes that stretch over her head.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Autunno by N. La Volpe
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n. 988.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, north wall, west end.

19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Autumn.

She wore a yellow and sky blue mantle and holds a kalathos (vase) full of grapes and a long branch of grapes that stretch over her head.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Autunno by N. La Volpe

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n. 988.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, centre of north wall. 
19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Hercules and Omphale.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Eracle ed Onfale by N. La Volpe

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, centre of north wall.

19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Hercules and Omphale.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Eracle ed Onfale by N. La Volpe

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, centre of north wall. 
Detail from painting by Antonio Ala showing painting of Hercules and Omphale.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Tablinum North Wall by Antonio Ala

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, centre of north wall.

Detail from painting by Antonio Ala showing painting of Hercules and Omphale.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Tablinum North Wall by Antonio Ala

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, north wall, east end. 
19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Summer.
Her mantle is green. In her right hand is a sickle. In her left hand is a kalathos (vase) full of ears of corn.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Summer by N. La Volpe
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 982.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, north wall, east end.

19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Summer.

Her mantle is green. In her right hand is a sickle. In her left hand is a kalathos (vase) full of ears of corn.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Summer by N. La Volpe

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 982.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, east wall..
19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of the contest between the gods of light (la gara tra divinità della luce).
Dionysus is the judge in the centre holding a long torch.
Venus is holding a garland on the left of the picture.
Hesperus with a halo and star on his head is sitting on the right.
Two other female divinities with halos are assisting from on high.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - La gara tra divinità della luce by N. La Volpe

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, east wall.

19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of the contest between the gods of light (la gara tra divinità della luce).

Dionysus is the judge in the centre holding a long torch.

Venus is holding a garland on the left of the picture.

Hesperus with a halo and star on his head is sitting on the right.

Two other female divinities with halos are assisting from on high.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - La gara tra divinità della luce by N. La Volpe

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, side panel, wall not known. 19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Spring.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
In her right she holds a basket with white flowers. In her left she has a branch.
See CulturaItalia - Spring by N. La Volpe
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 978.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, side panel, wall not known. 19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Spring.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

In her right she holds a basket with white flowers. In her left she has a branch.

See CulturaItalia - Spring by N. La Volpe

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 978.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, side panel, wall not known.19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Winter.
Inverno (Winter) is heavily cloaked and carries a branch on the left shoulder from which two ducks are suspended.
In the right hand are mushrooms.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Inverno by N. La Volpe

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum, side panel, wall not known.

19th century copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Winter.

Inverno (Winter) is heavily cloaked and carries a branch on the left shoulder from which two ducks are suspended.

In the right hand are mushrooms.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Inverno by N. La Volpe

 

On the west wall of tablinum, was the doorway to a cubiculum.

In the central panel there remained only part of the painting showing Dirce tied to the bull.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum.Wall unknown. Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of cupid in flight with a cornucopia and a long garland.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Amorino in Volo by N. La Volpe
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 541.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum. Wall unknown.

Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of cupid in flight with a cornucopia and a long garland.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Amorino in Volo by N. La Volpe

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 541.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum. Wall unknown.Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of cupid in flight carrying a jug (urceo) and plate (patera).
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia – Amorino in Volo con Urceo by N. La Volpe
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 541.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum. Wall unknown.

Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of cupid in flight carrying a jug (urceo) and plate (patera).

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia – Amorino in Volo con Urceo by N. La Volpe

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. VIII, p. 541.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum. Wall unknown. Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Nike with shield and lance.
Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.
See CulturaItalia - Nike by N. La Volpe

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. Tablinum. Wall unknown.

Copy by N. La Volpe of painting of Nike with shield and lance.

Photo courtesy of CulturaItalia and its contributors whose copyright it remains.

See CulturaItalia - Nike by N. La Volpe

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Oecus, to east of tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Oecus, to east of tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Oecus, to east of tablinum.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. December 2007. Oecus, to east of tablinum.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Subsidence in road outside.  Looking west.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. March 2009. Subsidence in road outside. Looking west.

 

VIII.4.34 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Subsidence in road outside.  Looking south towards wall of VIII.7.29.

VIII.4.34 Pompeii. March 2009. Subsidence in road outside.

Looking south towards wall of VIII.7.29.

 

 

 

 

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