Ancient Roman Art

Roman Art

Republican Roman Art

Temple of “Fortuna Virilis”

from Rome, Italy
ca. 75 B.C.E.

Head of a Roman patrician
ca. 75-50 B.C.E. marble approximately 1 ft. 2 in. high

Portrait of a Roman General Tivoli, Italy
ca. 75 - 50 B.C.E. marble 6 ft. 2 in. high

Dinarius with Portrait of Julius Caesar
44 B.C.E. silver 3/4 in.

Amphitheater

Pompeii, Italy
ca. 80 B.C.E.

First Style wall painting fauces of the Samnite House, Herculaneum, Italy
late 2nd century B.C.E. fresco

Dionysiac mystery frieze Room 5, Pompeii, Italy
ca. 60-50 B.C.E. fresco frieze approximately 64 in. high

Cubiculum (bedroom) from the villa of P. Fannius Synistor Boscoreale, Italy
ca. 40-30 B.C.E. fresco

Gardenscape from the Villa of Livia, Primaporta, Italy
ca. 30-20 B.C.E. fresco approximately 79 in. high

Gardenscape from the Villa of Livia, Primaporta, Italy
ca. 30-20 B.C.E. fresco approximately 79 in. high

still life with peaches
Detail of 4th style wall painting from Herculaneum, Italy
ca. 62-79 C.E. fresco approximately 1 ft. 2 in. x 1 ft. 1 1/2 in.

Imperial Roman Art

Portrait of Augustus as general from Primaporta, Italy
ca. 20 B.C.E. marble 80 in. high

Portrait of Augustus as general from Primaporta, Italy
ca. 20 B.C.E. marble 80 in. high

Head of Caesar Augustus
ca. 100 C.E. marble with traces of polychrome

Ara Pacis Augustae Rome, Italy
ca. 13-9 B.C.E. marble 63 in. high

Ara Pacis Augustae Rome, Italy
ca. 13-9 B.C.E. marble 63 in. high

Ara Pacis Augustae Rome, Italy
ca. 13-9 B.C.E. marble 63 in. high

Ara Pacis Augustae Rome, Italy
ca. 13-9 B.C.E. marble 63 in. high

Ara Pacis Augustae Rome, Italy
ca. 13-9 B.C.E. marble 63 in. high

Maison Carée

Nimes, France
ca. 1-10 C.E.

Maison Carée

Nimes, France
ca. 1-10 C.E.

Pont-du-Gard

Nimes, France
ca. 16 B.C.E.

Pont-du-Gard

Nimes, France
ca. 16 B.C.E.

Colosseum

Rome, Italy
ca. 70-80 C.E.

Colosseum

Rome, Italy
ca. 70-80 C.E.

Arch of Titus

Rome, Italy
81 C.E.

Portrait bust of a Flavian woman from Rome, Italy
ca. 90 C.E. marble 25 in. high

Portrait of Carcalla
ca. 211-217 C.E. marble 14 in. high

Pantheon

Rome, Italy
ca. 118-125 C.E.

Pantheon

Rome, Italy
ca. 118-125 C.E.

Pantheon

Rome, Italy
ca. 118-125 C.E.

Pantheon

Rome, Italy
ca. 118-125 C.E.

Al-Khazneh

Petra, Jordan
2nd century C.E.

Model of an Insula

Ostia, Italy
2nd century C.E.

Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius from Rome, Italy
ca. 175 C.E. bronze 11 ft. 6 in. high

Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius from Rome, Italy
ca. 175 C.E. bronze 11 ft. 6 in. high

Mummy portrait from Faiyum, Egypt
ca. 160-170 C.E. encaustic on wood

Portrait Bust of Trajan Decius Capitolino, Rome
249-251 C.E. marble 2 ft. 7 in. high

Asiatic Sarcophagus with kline portrait of a woman
165-170 C.E. marble approximately 5 ft. 7 in. high

Sarcophagus of a Philosopher
270-280 C.E. marble 4 ft. 11 in. high

Portraits of the four tetrarchs St. Mark’s, Venice
ca. 305 C.E. porphyry 51 in. high

Portraits of the four tetrarchs St. Mark’s, Venice
ca. 305 C.E. porphyry 51 in. high

Arch of Constantine

Rome, Italy
ca. 312-315 C.E.

Arch of Constantine

Rome, Italy
ca. 312-315 C.E.

Portrait of Constantine from the Basilica Nova, Rome, Italy
ca. 315-330 C.E. marble head approximately 8 ft. 6 in. high

Basilica Nova reconstruction drawing

Rome, Italy
306-312 C.E.

Aula Palatina (Basilica)

Trier, Germany
early 4th century C.E.

Aula Palatina (Basilica)

Trier, Germany
early 4th century C.E.

Aula Palatina (Basilica)

Trier, Germany
early 4th century C.E.

Palace of Diocletian (model)

Split, Croatia
ca. 300 - 305 C.E.

Arch of Constantine

Rome, Italy
ca. 312-315 C.E.