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IX.3.5 Pompeii. House of M. Lucretius or Casa delle Suonatrici.

Linked to IX.3.24. Excavated 1846 and 1851. (Strada Stabiana 33)

 

We started by photographing IX.3.5 and continued through to IX.3.24. We have combined the pictures for both houses on the pages for IX.3.5.

 

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IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north to entrance doorway on Via Stabiana.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north to entrance doorway on Via Stabiana.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2006. Entrance.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2006. Entrance.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Entrance

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Detail of two steps to entrance doorway.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Detail of two steps to entrance doorway.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of floor near entrance threshold. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of floor near entrance threshold. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic floor in entrance corridor.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic floor in entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east along south side of entrance corridor.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east along south side of entrance corridor.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, south wall of entrance corridor.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, south wall of entrance corridor.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, decorative plaster at east end of south side of entrance fauces.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, decorative plaster at east end of south side of entrance fauces. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Room 1, east end of south wall of entrance corridor. 
Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, 1846, of painting of a flying Nike with prow on the shoulder.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1018.
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See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (1945).

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Room 1, east end of south wall of entrance corridor.

Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, 1846, of painting of a flying Nike with prow on the shoulder.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1018.

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See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (1945).

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  South side of entrance fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.    May 2005.  Room 1.  South side of entrance fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, south wall of entrance fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces, remains of wall painting of female musicians.   This painting led to the house first being called the Casa delle Suonatrici, when it was found in July 1846.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces, remains of wall painting of female musicians. 

This painting led to the house first being called the Casa delle Suonatrici, when it was found in July 1846.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, detail of painting of female musicians, from south side of entrance fauces. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 1, detail of painting of female musicians, from south side of entrance fauces.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. South side of entrance fauces, remains of wall painting of female musicians.  This painting led to the house first being called the Casa delle Suonatrici.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, south side of entrance fauces, remains of wall painting of female musicians. 

This painting led to the house first being called the Casa delle Suonatrici, when it was found in July 1846.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (1469), also described asscena di commedia”.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Painting by Michele Mastracchio, a copy of the wall painting of the musicians, from south wall of entrance corridor. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 998.
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IX.3.5 Pompeii. Painting by Michele Mastracchio, a copy of the wall painting of the musicians, from south wall of entrance corridor.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 998.

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 IX.3.5 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, October 1853, of the wall painting of the musicians, from south wall of entrance corridor. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1000.
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IX.3.5 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, October 1853, of the wall painting of the musicians, from south wall of entrance corridor.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1000.

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IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, looking east along the entrance fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, looking east along the entrance fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east along mosaic floor in entrance corridor.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east along mosaic floor in entrance corridor.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, looking east along north wall of entrance corridor.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, looking east along north wall of entrance corridor.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  North wall of fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, north wall of fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, north wall of fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, north wall of fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, remains of wall painting of Ceres from north wall of entrance corridor. Found in July 1846, PAH II, 453.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. September 2015. Room 1, remains of wall painting of Ceres from north wall of entrance corridor.

Found in July 1846, PAH II, 453.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of fauces, remains of wall painting of Ceres.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of fauces, remains of wall painting of Ceres. Found in July 1846, PAH II, 453.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, of wall painting of Ceres, or fragment from theatrical scene, from entrance corridor.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 997.
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IX.3.5 Pompeii. Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, of wall painting of Ceres, or fragment from theatrical scene, from entrance corridor.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 997.

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IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  Small room on north side of entrance fauces.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, small room on north side of entrance fauces.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  West end of room.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, west end of room.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  Stairs to upper floor, and room looking east towards atrium.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, stairs to upper floor, and room looking east towards atrium.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 3, atrium, looking east through tablinum to raised garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Room 3, atrium, looking east through tablinum to raised garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3.  Atrium.  Looking east through tablinum to raised garden area.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, atrium, looking east through tablinum to raised garden area.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Old undated photograph of garden area.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Old undated photograph of garden area.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Old undated postcard of garden area.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Old undated postcard of garden area.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1870. Old photograph of garden area. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1870. Old photograph of garden area. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1892. Old photograph of tablinum and garden area. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1892. Old photograph of tablinum and garden area. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

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IX.3.5 Pompeii. North-east corner of atrium.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2006. North-east corner of atrium. According to Dyer: “This house appeared to have been under repair at the time of the eruption; at least we cannot in any other way account for the rough state in which the impluvium or water-basin, in the atrium was found.  It was no doubt intended to be lined with marble: in its present state it forms a strong contrast with the elegance of the rest of the atrium. This has a pavement of white mosaic; the lower part of the walls are painted in imitation of variously-coloured marbles; above, the walls are blue and ornamented with grotesques; the whole surmounted by a frieze of gilt stucco, many fragments of which were found during the excavation. The bed-chambers and other rooms which surround the atrium contained several good paintings, some of which have been removed to Naples Museum.
See Dyer, T., 1867. The Ruins of Pompeii. London: Bell and Daldy. (p.84)

IX.3.5 Pompeii. May 2006. North-east corner of atrium.

According to Dyer:

“This house appeared to have been under repair at the time of the eruption; at least we cannot in any other way account for the rough state in which the impluvium or water-basin, in the atrium was found.  It was no doubt intended to be lined with marble: in its present state, it forms a strong contrast with the elegance of the rest of the atrium.

This has a pavement of white mosaic; the lower part of the walls were painted in imitation of variously-coloured marbles; above, the walls are blue and ornamented with grotesques; the whole surmounted by a frieze of gilt stucco, many fragments of which were found during the excavation.

The bed-chambers and other rooms which surround the atrium contained several good paintings, some of which have been removed to Naples Museum.”

See Dyer, T., 1867. The Ruins of Pompeii. London: Bell and Daldy. (p.84).

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii. Anonymous painting of the IV Style decoration of the atrium.
This could be attributable to Michele Mastracchio. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1004.
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IX.3.5 Pompeii. Anonymous painting of the IV Style decoration of the atrium. This could be attributable to Michele Mastracchio.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1004.

Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it

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 IX.3.5 Pompeii. Anonymous painting of the IV Style decoration of the atrium.
This could be attributable to Michele Mastracchio. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1003.
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IX.3.5 Pompeii. Anonymous painting of the IV Style decoration of the atrium.

This could be attributable to Michele Mastracchio.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 1003.

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IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1847 painting of wall in the colours of the original by W. Zahn.
See Zahn, W., 1852. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, Taf. 56.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. 1847 painting of wall in the colours of the original by W. Zahn.

See Zahn, W., 1852. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: III. Berlin: Reimer, Taf. 56.

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3.  Atrium.  North side.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north side of atrium. 

 

IX.3.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3.  Atrium.  South side.

IX.3.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, south side of atrium.

 

 

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