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VI.8.23 Pompeii. Casa della Fontana Piccola or House of the Small Fountain

or House of the Second Fountain or House of the Landscapes.

Excavated 1823 and 1826. Restored 1971.

 

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VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall from north end of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall from north end of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Painted sacred landscape from upper west wall of north portico of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Painted sacred landscape from upper west wall of north portico of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.  Detail from sacred landscape, a tree on the left of a sanctuary, in front of which is a female figure probably a priestess. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Detail from south end of sacred landscape showing a tree on the left of a sanctuary, in front of which is a female figure probably a priestess

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from centre of sacred landscape showing a man on a mule with a dog following behind.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Detail from centre of sacred landscape showing a man on a mule with a dog following behind. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of north end of sacred landscape showing a small temple next to a tree with a seated divinity.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Detail of north end of sacred landscape showing a small temple next to a tree with a seated divinity. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Pre-October 1852. Drawing by Zahn, of painted sacred landscape from upper west wall of north portico of garden area. 
Zahn described it as – “many small temples, a priestess and a man on horseback. 
The walls of the first temple are yellow, the columns and architrave are white. The tympanum of the pediment is green and the roof red. 
In the house, placed behind, the ground floor is red, the frieze is blue, the floor above is green and the tympanum of the pediment is blue, the columns and cornices are white. 
The walls of the temple on the right are red, the columns white, the frieze and the tympanum of the pediment are blue; the roof is a brownish/red.
See Zahn, W., 1852. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, (Pl.48).
According to Zahn, this was from VI.9.6, but we were unable to find it there.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Pre-October 1852. Drawing by Zahn, of painted sacred landscape from upper west wall of north portico of garden area.

Zahn described it as – “many small temples, a priestess and a man on horseback.

The walls of the first temple are yellow, the columns and architrave are white. The tympanum of the pediment is green and the roof red.

In the house, placed behind, the ground floor is red, the frieze is blue, the floor above is green and the tympanum of the pediment is blue, the columns and cornices are white.

The walls of the temple on the right are red, the columns white, the frieze and the tympanum of the pediment are blue; the roof is a brownish/red.

See Zahn, W., 1852. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, (Pl.48).

According to Zahn, this was from VI.9.6, but we were unable to find it there.

 

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VI.8.23 Pompeii. W.1397. Drawing from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230967

VI.8.23 Pompeii. W.1397. Drawing from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. 19th century watercolour of landscape painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.
DAIR 83.81. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5022255

VI.8.23 Pompeii. 19th century watercolour of landscape painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.

DAIR 83.81. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5022255

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Pre-1830. Landscape drawing of painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.
See Real Museo Borbonico,1830, Vol. VI, tav. IV.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Pre-1830. Landscape drawing of painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.

See Real Museo Borbonico,1830, Vol. VI, tav. IV.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell from his sketchbook depicting the landscape painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell from his sketchbook depicting the landscape painting from west wall of north portico of pseudo-peristyle.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall of north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall of north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of painted plaster at north end of garden, on west wall in north portico.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of painted plaster at north end of garden, on west wall in north portico.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell, written in pencil under the pencil drawing –
“Centre of the black panel”, and underneath “border red”.  
Possibly this drawing is of the panel at the north end of garden, on west wall in north portico.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell, written in pencil under the pencil drawing –

“Centre of the black panel”, and underneath “border red”. 

Possibly this drawing is of the panel at the north end of garden, on west wall in north portico.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall and north-west corner of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards west wall and north-west corner of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2005. West wall at north end of garden, and north-west corner.
According to Jashemski there was a portico on the north and east side of the garden.
It was supported by four columns and two engaged columns.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.136)  The doorway, on the right, leads to one of two garden rooms.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2005. West wall at north end of garden, and north-west corner.

According to Jashemski there was a portico on the north and east side of the garden.

It was supported by four columns and two engaged columns.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.136)

The doorway, on the right, leads to one of two garden rooms.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Painted river landscape from upper north wall of portico, above doorway in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Painted river landscape from upper north wall of portico, above doorway in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from west side of river landscape on upper north wall of portico. 
A boat with several persons aboard is seen on a river flanked by porticoes.
In the lower left is an anchor leaning against a rock, on the right is a fisherman.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from west side of river landscape on upper north wall of portico.

A boat with several persons aboard is seen on a river flanked by porticoes.

In the lower left is an anchor leaning against a rock, on the right is a fisherman. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of the fisherman holding out his right arm, and holding a bucket and fishing rod in his left hand, from the west side of river landscape on upper north wall of portico.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of the fisherman holding out his right arm, and holding a bucket and fishing rod in his left hand,

Detail from the west side of river landscape on upper north wall of portico.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East end of river landscape above doorway on upper north wall of portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East end of river landscape above doorway on upper north wall of portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from east end of river landscape, in front of several buildings and temples, above a stairway there is a woman with a long robe, probably a priestess, with a small attendant.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Detail from east end of river landscape, in front of several buildings and temples, above a stairway there is a woman with a long robe, probably a priestess, with a small attendant.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of north portico with doorway to room, on right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of north portico with doorway to room, on right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from north wall on west side of doorway to room.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from north wall on west side of doorway to room. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards the north-west corner of north portico with doorway to room, on right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Looking towards the north-west corner of north portico with doorway to room, on right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking north through doorway in north-west corner of garden area.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Looking north through doorway in north-west corner of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. West wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. West wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Drawing of north wall of garden room, the room with doorway in north-west corner of pseudo-peristyle.
See Zahn, W., 1842. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer. (Tav. 14).

VI.8.23 Pompeii. Drawing of north wall of garden room, the room with doorway in north-west corner of pseudo-peristyle.

See Zahn, W., 1842. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer. (Tav. 14).

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. 
Drawing of east wall of garden room, the room with doorway in north-west corner of pseudo-peristyle.
See Zahn, W., 1842. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer. (Tav. 15).

VI.8.23 Pompeii.

Drawing of east wall of garden room, the room with doorway in north-west corner of pseudo-peristyle.

See Zahn, W., 1842. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer. (Tav. 15).

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Painting by Gell showing detail of the centre of the zoccolo, similar to east wall above.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Painting by Gell showing detail of the centre of the zoccolo, similar to east wall above.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-west corner and north wall of north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-west corner and north wall of north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of garden area and central doorway to second room on north side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

North wall of garden area and central doorway to second room on north side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. South-west corner and doorway of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

South-west corner and doorway of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North-east corner of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North-east corner of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of central room on north portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking north through doorway at east end of north wall towards stairs in VI.8.24.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017.

Looking north through doorway at east end of north wall towards stairs in VI.8.24. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of stairs to upper floor in rear corridor of VI.8.24.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of stairs to upper floor in rear corridor of VI.8.24. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Doorway to room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. Doorway to room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of room at north end of east side of garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. South wall of room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. South wall of room at north end of east side of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of garden area, with two doorways. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. The room on the right has not yet been photographed.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. May 2017. East wall of garden area, with two doorways. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

The room on the right has not yet been photographed.

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell, which he clearly states was in the house of 2nd fountain.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425
We have been unable to find it on the walls from which in his book he says a large amount of the plaster was already missing.
However, in his 1837 book Gell states: This subject is painted in a yellow panel in the hospitium of the house of the lesser fountain of shells.
See Gell, W, 1837. Pompeiana. London: Lewis A. Lewis, Part 1, p. 192, Part 2, p. 176 and explanation of Vignette 21.

VI.8.23 Pompeii. c.1830. Drawing by Gell, which he clearly states was in the house of 2nd fountain.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

We have been unable to find it on the walls from which in his book he says a large amount of the plaster was already missing.

However, in his 1837 book Gell states: This subject is painted in a yellow panel in the hospitium of the house of the lesser fountain of shells.

See Gell, W, 1837. Pompeiana. London: Lewis A. Lewis, Part 1, p. 192, Part 2, p. 176 and explanation of Vignette 21. 

 

VI.8.23 Pompeii. New in March 1827. Drawing by Gell from house beyond the fountain, now 2nd Fountain.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

VI.8.23 Pompeii. New in March 1827. Drawing by Gell from house beyond the fountain, now 2nd Fountain.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

 

VI.8.23/24 Pompeii. c.1830. Sketches by Gell showing details from this house.
See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830. 
See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

VI.8.23/24 Pompeii. c.1830. Sketches by Gell showing details from this house.

See Gell, W. Sketchbook of Pompeii, c.1830.

See book from Van Der Poel Campanian Collection on Getty website http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2002m16b425

 

 

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