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  1. Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #3

    Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #3

    Andrea Mantegna, Martyrdom of St. Christopher, ca. 1448, Padua, reproduction. Original was destroyed or badly damaged during WWII.
  2. Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #2

    Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #2

    Cappella Ovetari, Padua. Late 15th century copy in the Musée Jacquemart-Andrè, Paris - the original fresco was heavily damaged in WWII.
  3. Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #1

    Martyrdom of St. Christopher and Removal of his Body #1

    The Martyrdom and Transport of the Decapitated Body of Saint Christopher painted by Andrea Mantegna in the Ovetari chapel of the church of the Eremitani in the mid XV century. The church was badly damaged by bombing in 1944 with dramatic consequences for the frescoes painted by the Renaissance...
  4. Woman with wax tablets and stylus: so-called "Sappho"

    Woman with wax tablets and stylus: so-called "Sappho"

    This fresco was discovered in Pompeii in 1760. It is one of the most famous and beloved paintings, commonly called Sappho.
  5. Portrait of Terentius Neo

    Portrait of Terentius Neo

    A Fresco from the town of Pompeii depicting Terentius Neo holding a scroll and his wife who holds a stylus and writing tablet. From the Villa di Guilia Felice.
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