Architecture, Archeology, City Views, Italy, Pompeii
"Vue du Teatre tragique a Pompei"
Vue of one of the classic Theatre at Pompeii.
Aquatint engraved by Paul Fumagalli from 1821-1825
These prints with their velvety aquatint appearance were made to delight our hearts. They portrait, like no others, the elegance of architecture and the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of the ancient city - until the nearby Vesuvius put an end to it all in a devestating rain of volcanic ashes.
Hand-colored aquatinta, 1821
Very good condition. Minor signs of age in margins.
20,5 x 28,3 cm (ca. 8 x 11.1")