Harbour Scene at Stabiae. Statistics. Size: 24.5 cm high, roughly square Cut from a larger wall panel in a Stabian house Date: 60-70 AD Location: Stabiae, Now in Museo Nazionale, Naples. Background Information. At first sight, doesn’t seem particularly noteworthy
Style emphasises the overall colour, shape and movement of objects without delineating them in detail.
Three main characteristics of this style:
-Economy of brushstrokes
-Hinting at, rather than
depicting, realistic detailsImpressionism
3 storey building with colonnades objects without delineating them in detail.
4 statues on columns
Arch decorated with a triton blowing a trumpet and octopus (?)
Arched gate leading into colonnaded street
Arched pier jutting into the harbourKey Features