Reproduction of a fresco reconstruction with lilies, from Knossos, Greece - ROM2005_4006_15

ROM2005_4006_15

Reproduction of a fresco reconstruction with lilies, from Knossos, Greece

Medium:Watercolour on paper
Date: about 1930-1938 AD
Period: Modern 1930's reproduction of an ancient Minoan fresco
Dimensions:
36.5 x 47.0 cm
Object number: 938.66.4
Credit Line: Anonymous
Not on view
Description

This painting is a reconstructed reproduction of a wall fresco found at the Minoan site of Knossos, on the island of Crete. Now a historical object in its own right, the painting by Piet De Jong was gifted to the ROM in 1938 and was displayed in the Greek galleries to provide contextualization to other artifacts from the Minoan civilization.

A reconstruction of the lily fresco from the south east house at Knossos, Crete, Greece.

Collection:
Greek World
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