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Facsimile of painting on right 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 three men abroad, one steering, and one fishing with a harpoon, to the right a man standing on a cliff shooting birds with a sling. Dolphins jumping out of the water, birds flying and diving. (NY Carlsberg Glyptotek...

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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: 354.5 x 210 cm (139 9/16 x 82 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.498

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions