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Detail from the fresco Numa Pompilius institutes the cult of the Vestals by Cavalier d'Arpino (1636-1640) CE in the Hall of the Horatii and Curiatti

Detail from the fresco Battle between the Horatii and the Curiatti by Cavalier d'Arpino (1612-1613 CE) Photographed at the Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy.

Detail from fresco Battle against the Velenti and the Fedenati by Cavalier d'Arpino 1568-1640 CE Photographed at the Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy.

Fresco, Pompeii

portion of a Roman fresco

Roman Fresco recovered from Vesuvian ash at Stabiae on the Bay of Naples 1st century BCE - 1st century CE

Roman fresco depicting Diana the huntress recovered from Vesuvian Ash in Stabiae 1st century BCE-1st century CE

Bacchus Roman Late First - Second Century CE Photographed at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.

Roman Mosaic Pompeii 1st century CE (1)

Roman fresco depicting Leda and the Swan recovered from Vesuvian Ash in Stabiae 1st century BCE-1st century CE (20) by mharrsch, via Flickr

Roman frescoes recovered from Stabiae 1st century BCE - 1st century CE (3)

Botticelli - detail Venus Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) The Birth of Venus, detail (1486) Florence Uffizi

Fresco of a Seated Woman playing a Kithara from the reception hall of the villa of P Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale Italy Late Roman Republican Period 50-40 BCE (4) by mharrsch, via Flickr

Mosaic in Bath Complex in Herculaneum Roman 1st century CE

Mosaic depicting doves drinking from a bowl, probably after an original mosaic by Sosus of Pergamon Roman 1st century CE Pompeiii

Bronze portrait bust of a young boy Roman Julio-Claudian 50-68 CE

Musician with tympanon,detail of a Roman mosaic, Villa del Cicerone, Pompeii by Asoka

The School of Athens. Raphael.Detail (1509–1510) Vatican Museum, Italy

Detail - Portrait of Léon Delafosse by John Singer Sargent. (Seattle Art Museum )

Niche embellished with glass paste mosaic recovered from Vesuvian ash Roman 1st century CE

ΙΗSXPS Crowned With Thorns, Fra Angelico Italy before 1455. detail.