Pompeian ornament by Owen Jones (British, 1809–1874)
From The Grammar of Ornament
Published with the Royal Institute of British Architects
Gathered here in one image is a wealth of Pompeian mosaic pavement designs. Of this Greek-inspired ornamentation, architect and design theorist Owen Jones remarked that the “neutral character of the colours enables them to be so violently juxtaposed without discord.”
Puzzle size: 18 x 27 in.