Roman Aristocratic Lady, Villa of the Farnesina Fresco

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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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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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. 16 Jul 2024.

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