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1905 Color Print Villa Ombrellino Florence Italy Tuscany Garden Goff Park XGYA2

1905 Color Print Villa Ombrellino Florence Italy Tuscany Garden Goff Park XGYA2

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This is an original 1905 color print of a walkway at the Villa dell'Ombrellino which is located near to Florence, Italy. The villa was originally built in 1372 and is known for an unusual garden embellishment which is in the shape of a large metal umbrella that the villa is named after.

CONDITION

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. Please note that there is a light pink marking in the margin on the left side.

  • 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: Firenze, Toscana, Italia, Giardino

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