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Pompeii on the Potomac: Constantino Brumidi’s Nineteenth-Century, Roman-Style Frescoes for the Naval Affairs Committee Room in the U.S. Capitol Building

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The US Capitol Historical Society Elise Friedland—March 14, 2018—Pompeii on the Potomac: Constantino Brumidi’s Nineteenth-Century, Roman-Style Frescoes for the Naval Affairs Committee Room in the U.S. Capitol Building. This talk examines Constantino Brumidi’s first full-scale commission in the Senate extension wing of the US Capitol Building, the fresco cycle painted on the walls and ceiling … Continue reading Pompeii on the Potomac: Constantino Brumidi’s Nineteenth-Century, Roman-Style Frescoes for the Naval Affairs Committee Room in the U.S. Capitol Building

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