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Podcast Episode 8: The Paintings of Pompeii

Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! Starting this week, we are going to be examining some works from Ancient Rome. For this episode, we are going to Pompeii to learn all about the painting styles that developed at this point in history. To listen to the episode, click here or download it on your favorite platform. If you enjoy it, please consider leaving a rate and review. Thank you!



Pompeii with Mt. Vesuvius in the background. (CC 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons)









Temple of Jupiter, Pompeii (CC 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)










The Last Day of Pompeii by Karl Bryullov, 1830-33. (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)










Italian archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli

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Preserved bodies from Pompeii

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First Style Painting

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Second Style Painting

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Third Style Painting

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Fourth Style Painting

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompeian_Styles


https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/pompeii


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompeii


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eruption_of_Mount_Vesuvius_in_79_AD


https://www.britannica.com/place/Pompeii


https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/829/


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/ropt/hd_ropt.htm


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/roman/wall-painting/a/roman-wall-painting-styles


Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 12th Edition, Fred S. Kleiner




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