FOURTH STYLE HALL

House of Fabius Rufus Pompeii c. 70 The large hall has a black ground and the architectural forms break through the middle area into the top area. The large panel of Apollo, Bacchus, and Venus floats out from the wall, while small figures shimmer in space behind them. Space recedes even further through the rectangular boxlike shapes. The overall effect is an opening into the infinite.

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