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Unformatted text preview: 1. Metropolitan Museum, New York 2. Cityscape – Roman perspective using a vertical axis 3. Sanctuaries within enclosures: foreground, middle ground, and background 4. formerly Second Architectural Style 4. Figurative Scenes become secondary to architectural frames – Third Architectural Style -- House of M. Lucretius Fronto, Pompeii, ca. 50 CE II. Mosaic Decoration – much derived from Greek wall paintings A. usually used as floor decoration B. The Unswept Floor, ca. 100 CE -- signed by Herkleitos (Greek name) 1. original by Sosos of Pergamon, ca. 150 BCE 2. erudite conversation piece and whimsy C. Fountain Mosaic, Pompeii, before 70 CE – mosaic version of garden wall paintings in peristyle D. House of the Faun, Pompeii, before 79 CE, -- Alexander the Great and Darius III (Chapter five, 5-57) 1. mosaic copy of painting by Helen of Egypt of Philoxenos of Eretria, ca. 300 BCE 2. erudite and costly...
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- Spring '07
- Ancient Rome, Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum