1887 Wood Engraving Gladiator Wife Portrait Blair Leighton Arena Roman XAE1


This is an original 1887 black and white wood engraving titled, "The Gladiator's Wife," featuring an image of a distraught young woman in an arena of the Roman Republic.


This 124+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note that there is print on the verso of this engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 12.25 inches; 23 x 31 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)

This piece was illustrated by Leighton, Edmund Blair. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Roman Empire, entertainment, entertainer, portraiture, costume, fashion, ancient

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