Archeology, City Views, Italy, Pompeii, Vue du For et de la Basilique à Pompeia
Vue du For et de la Basilique à Pompeia
20 x 28.5 ( 7.9 x 11.2 ")
Aquatints engraved by Paul Fumagalli from 1821-1825
Pompeji, Pompeii, Pompei
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.
Page size: Ca. 32 x 48 cm (12.6 x 18.9 "). Image sizes given below.
Images are very clean. Minimal scattered foxing in margins and edges.