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Triclinium de la maison de Salluste.

Image ID: 1623661

Triclinium de la maison de Salluste. (1880)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Triclinium de la maison de Salluste.

Creator

: Sauvageot, Cl. (Claude), 1832-1885 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1880

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 9 x 9.5 cm.

Notes

: Depiction of the dining room of a Roman house, which typically included a couch (the triclinium) that extended around three sides of a dining table. This couch was spread with pillows to allow diners to recline comfortably on their sides, using their free hand for eating. This particular triclinium seems designed for warm-weather use.

Original Source

: From La vie privée des anciens : dessins d'après les monuments antiques par Cl. Sauvageot. (Paris : Morel, 1880-1883) Ménard, René (1827-1887), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Houses -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1623661

Record ID

: 1762279

Digital Item Published

: 6-23-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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