Lot 306: SUMMER BATHS OF POMPEII AFTER BELLINGER (AMERICAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY).
December 10, 2016
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
SUMMER BATHS OF POMPEII AFTER BELLINGER (AMERICAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY).
Oil on canvas, unsigned. Showing a Biblically charged bath house scene, in which Roman women are shown lavishly bathing with the help of servants. 40"h. 27"w., framed 41.5"h. 28.25"w.
Description verso reads, "For E. L. Taylor. Connersville, Ind. Behold ''What hath God, wrought,'' Price $200.00. Types of Feminine Humanity: Summer Baths of Pompeii, after Bellinger. Corrected and greatly improved by 33.33. During 1882-1883 and 1884."
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