Lecture: Elise Friedland on Brumidi and Pompeii

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Date(s) - 03/14/2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


Event Description

Pompeii on the Potomac: Constantino Brumidi’s Nineteenth-Century, Roman-Style Frescoes for the Naval Affairs Committee Room in the U.S. Capitol will examine Constantino Brumidi’s first full-scale commission in the Senate extension wing of the U.S. Capitol, the fresco cycle painted on the walls and ceiling of the former Naval Affairs Committee meeting room completed in 1858 (now the Senate Appropriations Committee room, S-127).

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This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested.