This is an original 1910 monochrome lithograph of "Entrance of Fort St. André. Villeneuve-les-Avignon." Captured in this early twentieth century image is a depiction of the entrance to Saint-André Fort, a massive structure atop the summit of the Andaon Mount. In 1291, Philippe the Beautiful, the French King, realized his grandfather's desire to fortify the strategically important location on the Rhône River at the then-border of France.
This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. Tightly cropped - bottom. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Lithograph; Monochrome
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 4.5 inches; 11 x 11 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)
Period Paper is pleased to offer a 1910 collection depicting picturesque sites along the Rhône Valley of France, featuring Roman ruins, Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, and medieval towns nestled along the river. Printed on quality stock, the images capture and document the rich history of this area as it appeared at the turn-of-the-twentieth century, offering unique moments captured in time.
Keywords specific to this image: Defensive Structure, Masonry