The ceiling-paintings and wall-paintings are the work of the Slovenian painter Jurij Subitz, well-known for his work in Vienna and Paris. The wall decoration is characterized by the reproduction of themes from the wall-paintings in residences in Pompey and the writing of selected excerpts from works of ancient Greek writers, such as Homer, Hesiod, Pindar and Lucian. Artifacts found during Schliemann’s excavations as well as motifs derived from them are depicted on the mosaic floors, made by Italian artisans. The metallic decorative motifs of the interior and exterior areas were manufactured in a Piraeus workshop. The mansion’s decoration was completed by terracotta copies of ancient statues, made in Vienna, three of which were placed in the garden and twenty-four on the perimeter of the roof.
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