1871 Woodcut Court Piscina House Castor Pollux Roman Pompeii Italy XGV9

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This is an original 1871 black and white woodcut of the House of Castor and Pollux located in Pompeii, Italy. In Greek and Roman mythology, Castor and Pollux were twin brothers and their images are commonly associated with horses.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Woodcut; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 3.5 inches; 15 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Archeology, Archaeology, Column, Fresco, Street of Mercury

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