This sketch of a detail of architectural structures is the only example that has been removed from a wall (few have been found at all) that provides evidence of the technique of drawing in preparation for the subsequent addition of colour.


  • Title: Sinopia
  • Date Created: 55-79 d.C
  • Physical Dimensions: 75x47 cm
  • Photo Credits: Luigi Spina
  • Origin: Oplontis
  • Museum Location: room LXVI
  • Inv.: Inv. 155730

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