This is an original 1903 halftone print of On the Sands of Ardea: Women Stealing Wood by Giovanni Costa. Costa was born in Rome and was an Italian Painter of Landscapes. He spent most of his later life in Rome, where his studio was an important center.
This 108+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse. There is some bleed through visible on this print. Near the bottom center of this print, there is a gray blemish.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 10.75 x 7.25 inches; 27 x 18 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 Costa, Giovanni. There is no visible artist signature.