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1905 Color Print Communion Ceremony Ritual Cathdral Fiesole Romulus Goff XGYA2

1905 Color Print Communion Ceremony Ritual Cathdral Fiesole Romulus Goff XGYA2

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This is an original 1905 color print of the first communion ceremony of the girls that were members of the Society of the "Children of Mary." This scene occurred in the Cathedral of Saint Romulus in Fiesole, Tuscany, Italy. Fiesole is not located far from Florence. The cathedral is in the Romanesque style and was founded in 1028 AD.


This 106+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7 inches; 14 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 Goff, Robert Charles. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Goff, Robert Charles

Robert Charles Goff (1837-1922) was an Irish printmaker and painter. He became a soldier at eighteen, but left the Coldstream Guards after he became a colonel in order to concentrate on his artwork. He learned the process of etching from a fellow officer and etched over 200 plates. He traveled to Britain, Italy, Egypt, and Japan in pursuit of new subject matter and often worked in watercolors. He eventually settled into a villa in Florence, Italy. Goff later died in La Tour-de-Peitz, Switzerland.

Keywords specific to this image: Catholicism, Christianity, Chiesa, Italia, Saint Mary

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