The Discussion Assignment:
Chapter 6: Etruscan and Roman Art
“Portraits of Couples”
PORTRAIT OF A MARRIED COUPLE.
Wall painting from Pompeii. Mid 1st century CE. Height 25 1â„2â€œ
Compare this fresco portrait of a married couple from Pompeii with posed portraits of couples that you might see today. Focus both on the relationship between the marriage partners and on their relationship with you as a viewer. What is the same today? What has changed? Make specific comparisons between the Pompeiian and contemporary works to make your points.
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