This is an original 1890 black and white relief line-block print of a story from Greek Mythology showing Prometheus forming a statue which Epimetheus holds out a lump of clay. The reclining woman on the bottom personifies the Earth. Prometheus and Epimetheus were brothers and a pair of Titans who acted as representatives of mankind.
This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please note that there are a few small dark spots in the margins.
Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 5.5 inches; 13 x 14 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: Cologne, Germany, Roman