This essay aims to deepen the understanding of the iconographic theme of the ‘dramatic landscape’ in Roman mythological painting between the frst century BC and the frst century AD, exploring itsrole as a formal and expressive resource to better understand the story and itsiconographical representation. This paper will focus on four paintings exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples that provide a vivid example of the aesthetic category of “dramatic landscape” as element that is functional to the pictorial and narrative rendering of each story and decisive for the understanding of their meaning.

DRAMMA E PAESAGGIO NELLA PITTURA MITOLOGICA CAMPANA: ALCUNI CASI DI STUDIO

Benedetta Sciaramenti
2021-01-01

Abstract

This essay aims to deepen the understanding of the iconographic theme of the ‘dramatic landscape’ in Roman mythological painting between the frst century BC and the frst century AD, exploring itsrole as a formal and expressive resource to better understand the story and itsiconographical representation. This paper will focus on four paintings exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples that provide a vivid example of the aesthetic category of “dramatic landscape” as element that is functional to the pictorial and narrative rendering of each story and decisive for the understanding of their meaning.
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