Ancient World, Fresco, Pompeii
No title. Dining Romans in Pompeii
Pompeii, Pompeji, Pompei
The Romans used to eat (dine) laying in bed They called it: cubare (= recline for a meal).
The man is drinking wine from a horn. He is accompanied on the recliner by a woman. A servant boy brings possibly a box with sweets.
Hand-colored (gouache style) copper etching (stipple engraving) by Peter S. Lamborn (1722-1774)
The print is: Plate nr. XIV (14)
Probably London, ca. 1760
Original antique print
Right margin narrow with stitching holes for binding.
Image: 22,5 x 19,7 cm (ca. 8.8 x 7.7")