Vignette 23

It represents one of several chariots drawn by different animals, which decorate the walls of the tablinum of the peristyle of the Dioscuri. The original was upon a yellow ground, and was traced by the author on transparent paper on the spot, but, owing to the uncertainty of the outline, he was incapable of giving it the grace possessed by the painting, or imparting that life which the animal figures fo Pompeii invariably exhibit.