THIRD STYLE WALL

From the Red Cubiculum Villa of Boscotrecase c. 11 B.C. Museo Nazionale, Naples This red which encloses and gives weight to the wall is a favorite color of the third style. The other dominant color is black. Typically the landscape panel is incoporated into the wall as a separate composition. It is delicate and dreamy and not as prominant as the large flat areas. The thin columns are a common feature of the style.

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