This is an original 1911 color print of the Baptistery of Saint John in Pisa, Italy. It was built to replace an older baptistery and is now the largest in Italy. It is an example of the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles and is constructed of marble. The Piazza del Duomo is a wide, walled area at the heart of the city of Pisa and is known as one of the main centers for medieval art in the world. It is home to the Duomo (Santa Maria Assunta cathedral), Campanile (leaning bell tower), the Baptistery and the Camposanto.
This 100+ 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 7.25 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 Collins, William Wiehe. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Collins, William Wiehe
William Wiehe Collins (Aug. 4, 1862 Ð Feb. 16, 1951) was an architectural and landscape genre painter from England. He studied at the Lambeth School of Art in England and Académie Julian in Paris. He exhibited work at many London galleries before serving in the Dardanelles and Egypt in the Navy during World War I. He enjoyed traveling and produced paintings from England, Spain and Italy.
Keywords specific to this image: historic, famous, landmark, religion