A remarkable wall-painting depicts a cat creeping over ivy-covered rocks and about to spring on a pheasant.
For the Pompeian wall-painting representing Solomon's judgment (the figures are pygmies!), see A.
It was of a mixed character; both Oscan and Greek inscriptions are still found up to the last, and, though there is no trace whatever of Christianity, evidences of the presence of Jews are not lacking - such are a wall-painting, probably representing the Judgment of Solomon, and a scratched inscription on a wall, "Sodoma, Gomora."
and xxxvi.) about methods of wall-painting, the preparation of the stucco surface, and other practical details in building is taken almost word for word from Vitruvius, especially from vi.
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