Villa of Livia at Primaporta

Villa of Livia at Primaporta

Date ca. 20 BCE

Movement Roman | Second Style wall painting

Medium Wall painting

Provenance Villa of Livia at Primaporta

Housed at Museo delle Terme, Rome


In this Second Style walling painting, a lush garden beckons the viewer. To add to the realism, the painter employs atmospheric perspective when defining the plants and animals.