"Horse-Racing in Rome during Carnival Time"
This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of a painting by Giuliano Zasso (1833-1889) that depicts the Riderless Horse Races in the city of Rome, Italy, Europe during the Carnival religious holiday celebrations and festivities.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - bottom margin. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso. There is an original center crease.
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This piece was illustrated by Zasso, Giuliano. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Reproductive art by Froment.
Keywords specific to this image: Animals, Italian, Sports
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Type: Original Wood Engraving