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VI.1.10 Pompeii. Casa del Chirurgo or House of the Surgeon.

Linked to VI.1.9 and VI.1.23.  First excavated 1770.

 

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VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7. Room to west of garden on the north side.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7, room to west of garden on the north side.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7, north-east corner of room to west of garden on the north side.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7, north-east corner of room to west of garden on the north side.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 8, garden. According to Jashemski, the garden in the north-east corner at the rear of the house was excavated in 1770-71.  It had a portico on part of its west side, supported by two limestone pillars. The room to the south had a large window which gave a view into the garden.  See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.119)

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 8, garden.

According to Jashemski, the garden in the north-east corner at the rear of the house was excavated in 1770-71.

It had a portico on part of its west side, supported by two limestone pillars.

The room to the south had a large window which gave a view into the garden.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.119)

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Looking towards east wall of garden area.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Looking towards east wall of garden area. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south from garden area.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south from garden area.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 9. Room to south of garden.  Mau identified the room at the rear, to the right of garden, with window opening onto the garden as the only room with paintings of interest:  A man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him were 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter held a roll of papyrus, p.281, Same room, another panel, which was transferred to Naples Museum:  A young woman was represented as painting a herm of Dionysus; a cupid was holding the unfinished picture while she mixed colours on her palette. Two other maidens were watching the artist with unfeigned interest, etc , p.282, figure 133,                                       
The room contained a third picture, which is now almost obliterated.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan.  (p.280-2, T. 133).

Helbig identified:
Room to the right of the garden, God and 2 girls, 1459
Room near peristyle, Painting of Girl, 1443
Maybe in the prothyron, Bust of a Girl, 1427b
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1459, 1443, 1427b).

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 9, the room to south of garden.

Mau identified the room at the rear, to the right of garden, with window opening onto the garden as the only room with paintings of interest.

They were -

a man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him were 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter held a roll of papyrus, p.281,

In the same room, another panel, which was transferred to Naples Museum - 

a young woman was represented as painting a herm of Dionysus; a cupid was holding the unfinished picture while she mixed colours on her palette.

Two other maidens were watching the artist with unfeigned interest, etc, p.282, figure 133,                                                    

The room contained a third picture, which is now almost obliterated.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan.  (p.280-2, T. 133).

 

Helbig identified:

Room to the right of the garden, God and 2 girls, 1459

Room near peristyle, Painting of Girl, 1443

Maybe in the prothyron, Bust of a Girl, 1427b

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1459, 1443, 1427b).

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, east wall of room to south of garden.  The central wall painting has been removed.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, east wall of room to south of garden. The central wall painting has been removed.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Room 9, remains of painted plaster on the east wall. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Room 9, remains of painted plaster on the north end of east wall. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1779 drawing of room 9, east wall of room to south of garden, showing central picture in place. 
See Antichità di Ercolano: Tomo Setto: Le Pitture 5, 1779, tav 83, p.365.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1779 drawing of room 9, east wall of room to south of garden, showing central picture in place.

See Antichità di Ercolano: Tomo Setto: Le Pitture 5, 1779, tav. 83, p.365.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Found 22nd June 1771 on east wall of room 9, room to south of garden.  Wall painting of a young woman painting a herm of Dionysus. A cupid is holding the unfinished picture while she mixes colours on her palette.  Two other maidens are watching the artist with unfeigned interest. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan.  (pp. 280-2, T. 133). Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9018.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Found 22nd June 1771 on east wall of room 9, room to south of garden. 

Wall painting of a young woman painting a herm of Dionysus.

A cupid is holding the unfinished picture while she mixes colours on her palette.

Two other maidens are watching the artist with unfeigned interest.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan.  (pp. 280-2, T. 133).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9018.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Detail of painted plaster from north end of east wall. The tragic mask and a panther crouching to the right were to be seen on the top of the zoccolo. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.1.10 Pompeii. 1957. Detail of painted plaster from north end of east wall.

The tragic mask and a panther crouching to the right were to be seen on the top of the zoccolo.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.1.10 Pompeii. East wall of room 9. Engraving by Carlo Cataneo published in 1838.
It was described as “Architectural decoration of the long side of a room in a Pompeian house s small distance from the Gate.
It was divided into three panels, and a beautiful painting was painted in the middle panel”.
See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 71.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. East wall of room 9. Engraving by Carlo Cataneo published in 1838.

It was described as “Architectural decoration of the long side of a room in a Pompeian house s small distance from the Gate.

It was divided into three panels, and a beautiful painting was painted in the middle panel”.

See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 71.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall of room to south of garden.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall of room to south of garden.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. Pre 1808 drawing of room 9, south wall of room to south of garden. 
See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 6.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. Pre-1808 drawing of room 9, south wall of room to south of garden.

See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 6.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall of room to south of garden. 
Remains of the painting of a man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him are 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter holds a roll of papyrus.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 281).

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, south wall of room to south of garden.

Remains of the painting of a man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him are 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter holds a roll of papyrus.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 281).    

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. Pre 1808 drawing of central panel from south wall of room 9. 
Copy of painting of a man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him are 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter holds a roll of papyrus.
See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 6.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. Pre-1808 drawing of central panel from south wall of room 9.

Copy of painting of a man sitting with a writing tablet in his hand, opposite him are 2 girls, one sitting, the other standing; the latter holds a roll of papyrus.

See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame: 1838, pl. 6.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9.  Room to south of garden.  West wall.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, west wall of room to south of garden. 

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, window on north wall overlooking garden in room to south of garden.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, window on north wall overlooking garden in room to south of garden.  

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, decorated floor in room to south of garden.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, decorated floor in room to south of garden.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 10.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 10.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking out through rear doorway of house at VI.1.23.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking out through rear doorway of house at VI.1.23.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 11, kitchen and latrine. Looking south.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 11, kitchen and latrine. Looking south.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11, latrine in kitchen in north-east corner.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11, latrine in kitchen in north-east corner.

 

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11. Latrine in Kitchen.

VI.1.10 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 11, latrine in kitchen.

 

 

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