The rape of Europe (Europe on the bull). Pompeian fresco
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Frescoes and Ash. Painting and Design in Ancient Pompeii
It was the same disaster that once demolished Pompeii that made that provincial locality an international brand. The only city that has come to us fully preserved from ancient times, it is still full of surprises, as, now and then, superb frescoes show themselves again after two thousand years’ long oblivion. Their brilliant artfulness continues to puzzle researchers, while sceptics deny their…