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The Villa of the Mysteries of Pompeii: Ancient Ritual, Modern Muse [Paperback]

By Elaine K. Gazda (Editor)
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In 1924 Italian artist Maria Barosso painted a large-scale watercolor replica of the fresco cycle found in Room 5 in the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii. This magnificent representation of the Pompeian cycle is the source of inspiration for this book, which examines how scholars and artists through time have responded to the fresco, and provides an understanding of its origins, iconography, and function. Not only does it explore the role of women in ancient Rome, in both the domestic and religious spheres; it also brings to the forefront the dynamic role that art can play in society, both ancient and modern. The inspiration modern artists have drawn from the ancient frescoes, and the ways in which they have chosen to transform and enhance their timeless themes, speak to the power of art to evoke responses far beyond the intent of the original artist. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; University of Michigan Museum of Art

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Pages   170
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 8.75" Height: 11.25"
Weight:   1.95 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of M
ISBN  1930561024  
ISBN13  9781930561021  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Gazda is Professor in the Department of the History of Art and the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Michigan.

Elaine K. Gazda was born in 1943 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Michigan.

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