This is an original 1927 halftone print of the inside of the cave at Le Mas d'Azil which is located in the Ariège department in southwestern France. The cave or grotte is a 500 meter long tunnel that was dug by the Arize River. The secondary caves leading of the main one were occupied at various times by prehistoric peoples.
This 84+ 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 print on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches; 11 x 17 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 Vaillant-Couturier, Paul.
Keywords specific to this image: Prehistoric, Paleolithic