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[Naples National Museum: Mosaic, Pompeii]

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Object Details

Title:

[Naples National Museum: Mosaic, Pompeii]

Artist/Maker:

Giacomo Brogi (Italian, 1822 - 1881)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Pompeii, Naples, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

negative about 1875 - 1880; print about 1890 - 1915

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.709.424

Dimensions:

24.3 × 19.4 cm (9 9/16 × 7 5/8 in.)

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Object Description

Reproduction of a mosaic showing three parrots perched on the edge of a birdbath with a cat waiting menancingly below.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.