BERGMANN, B: Roman Frescoes from Boscoreale: The Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor in Reality and Virtual Reality

Bergmann, Bettina; De Caro, Stefano; Mertens, Joan R.; Meyer, Rudolf. Roman Frescoes from Boscoreale: The Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor in Reality and Virtual Reality. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. Unmarked. Small nick on back cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30926) $20.00

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When Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, burying much of the region around the Bay of Naples in lava, one of the extraordinary Roman villas thereby preserved was that of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale. Its discovery in 1899 revealed breathtaking wall paintings that were dispersed in 1903, with major portions acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The cleaning and reinstallation of these masterpieces has occasioned the creation of a virtual model that for the first time has allowed the authors to situate the surviving frescoes from the villa in their original relation to each other.

Beautifully illustrated throughout. Map. 48pp. Notes. Bibliography.

FAGALY, WA: Shapes of Power, Belief, and Celebration: African Art from New Orleans Collections

Book cover. Shapes of Power, Belief, and Celebration: African Art from New Orleans CollectionsFagaly, William A. Shapes of Power, Belief, and Celebration: African Art from New Orleans Collections. New Orleans Museum of Art, 1989. ISBN: 0894940287. Unmarked. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#30913) $12.00

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Illustrated throughout, primarily in black-and-white. 120p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

Covers Western Sudan, Guinea Coast, Equatorial Forest, and Southern Savannah. Bibliography. Index of Peoples, Cultures, and Kingdoms.

SFMOMA: The New SFMOMA: Open May 14, 2016

Cover. The New SFMOMA: Open May 14, 2016 The New SFMOMA: Open May 14, 2016. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), 2016. Tabloid style advertisement for the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), opened on May 14, 2016. Two sections, 16 pages. Illustrated throughout, with many color images. Plan of the museum. Very Good. Tabloid. (#30851) $15.00

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