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Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba della Caccia e Pesca

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Original in the Tomba della Caccia e Pesca (Tarquinia, c. 510 B.C.). A boat with four men abroad, one steering, and one fishing with a net. On a small island in the sea a man is shooting birds with a sling. Flying birds. In the pediment a family scene: A man and a woman lying on a couch, to the...

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Provenance

By 1905: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Fiske Warren to MFA, May 28, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren

Italic, Etruscan, 1896

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 343.5 x 219.5 cm (135 1/4 x 86 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.509

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions