1874 Wood Engraving Guiliano Zasso Art Horse Racing Rome Italy Equestrian YTGA1

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"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.

CONDITION

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.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 19 x 14.5 inches; 48 x 37 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of paintings and illustrations by artists such as Sydney Prior Hall, Henry Woods, Helen Allingham, and many others, that depict the people, places, and events of England and the Victorian era world. To continue browsing this intriguing collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

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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