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Pompeii. Street Shrine at VI.4.1.

 

Giuseppe Fiorelli wrote

 

“Un grosso serpente larario avvicinantesi ad una mensa per divorarne le offerte,

dipinto nell’angolo esterno di questo edifizio qual Genio tutelare della strada…………”

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.53).

 

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1 at junction of Via Consolare and Vico del Farmacista. No longer visible. December 2006. Looking south.

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1 at junction of Via Consolare and Vicolo del Farmacista. December 2006. Looking south.

No longer visible.

 

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1. 1822-4 painting by Paolo Fumagalli showing façade, street shrine and snake painting. 
The painting has the title “Vue de l'Auberge dit d'Albino à Pompeia”.
The narrative in his book though describes clearly the hospitium of Albinus at VI.17.1.
See Fumagalli P. Pompeia, trattato pittorico, storico, e geometrico, opera disegnata negli anni 1824 al 1830, Firenze, Fumagalli, p. 37 and unnumbered picture.
Photo courtesy Thorvaldsensmuseum Copenhagen. Inventory number E550,50. See photo on museum web site  CC0 dedicated to Public Domain

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1. 1822-4 painting by Paolo Fumagalli showing façade, street shrine and snake painting.

The painting has the title “Vue de l'Auberge dit d'Albino à Pompeia”.

The narrative in his book though describes clearly the hospitium of Albinus at VI.17.1.

See Fumagalli P. Pompeia, trattato pittorico, storico, e geometrico, opera disegnata negli anni 1824 al 1830, Firenze, Fumagalli, p. 37 and unnumbered picture.

Photo courtesy Thorvaldsensmuseum Copenhagen. Inventory number E550,50. See photo on museum web site  CC0 - dedicated to Public Domain

 

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1. 1824 drawing showing façade and shrine painting showing less remaining plaster than the painting of Fumagalli.
Mazois painting titled Atuel dans un carrefour, et vue d'une rue.
See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot. (Pla. 6, fig. 2).

Pompeii Street Shrine at VI.4.1. 1824 drawing showing façade and shrine painting showing less remaining plaster than the painting of Fumagalli.

Mazois painting titled Atuel dans un carrefour, et vue d'une rue.

See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot. (Pla. 6, fig. 2).

 

 

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine with serpent painting. December 2006. The painting of the serpent is no longer visible.

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine with serpent painting. December 2006. 

The painting of the serpent is no longer visible.  

 

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine. 
Detail from 1822-4 drawing by Paolo Fumagalli of the serpent painting, which is no longer visible.

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine.

Detail from 1822-4 drawing by Paolo Fumagalli of the serpent painting, which is no longer visible.

 

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine. 
Detail from 1824 drawing by Mazois of the serpent painting, which is no longer visible.
The serpent is approaching an altar on which is an offering of fruit.

Left hand wall of VI.4.1, site of street shrine.

Detail from 1824 drawing by Mazois of the serpent painting, which is no longer visible.

The serpent is approaching an altar on which is an offering of fruit.

 

Left hand wall of VI.4.1 site of street shrine. December 2006. No longer visible.

Left hand wall of VI.4.1 site of street shrine. December 2006. No longer visible.

 

Right hand wall of VI.4.1. December 2006.

Right hand wall of VI.4.1. December 2006.

 

 

 

 

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