Painting removed from a wall of a room, possibly a triclinium or dining room, in a house in Pompeii in 1749. It shows a female centaur or centauress carrying a bacchant carrying a thyrsus or staff. The centauress holds a sprig of foliage in her left hand and with her right hand drapes a garland under the bacchant's arm. Copperplate engraved by Tommaso Piroli from his own "Antichita di Ercolano" (Antiquities of Herculaneum), Rome, 1789. Italian artist and engraver Piroli (1752-1824) published six
Credit: Album / Florilegius / Album
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