Roman Aristocratic Lady, Villa of the Farnesina Fresco

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Mark Cartwright
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Seated Roman aristocratic lady. A detail of the 1st century BCE fresco which entirely decorated a cubiculum (probably a bedroom) of the Villa of the Farnesina in Rome. The room has a distinct Egyptian flavour mixed with scenes from Greek mythology. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2018, December 21). Roman Aristocratic Lady, Villa of the Farnesina Fresco. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9773/roman-aristocratic-lady-villa-of-the-farnesina-fre/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Aristocratic Lady, Villa of the Farnesina Fresco." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9773/roman-aristocratic-lady-villa-of-the-farnesina-fre/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Aristocratic Lady, Villa of the Farnesina Fresco." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2018. Web. 14 Jun 2021.