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"The Odeum of Herodes Atticus in Athens"
This is an original 1913 grayscale halftone print of a painting by Jules Guérin that depicts the Classical style architecture of the ancient Greek stone amphitheater known as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, Greece, Europe.
This 100+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
This piece was illustrated by Guerin, Jules. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Jules Guerin (1866-1946) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and studied art in Chicago and later in Paris where he studied under Benjamin-Constant and Jean Paul Laurens. After his return from Europe he illustrated books, often travel books about exotic places including North Africa and Palestine. He took part in many of the international expositions of the day and was asked to serve as director of color at the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915. Guerin's mural decorations can be found in many cities in the U. S. including New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and San Francisco.
Reproductive art by H. Davidson.
Keywords specific to this image: Archeology