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1939 Photolithograph Turner Arch Constantine Titus Triumphant Ancient Rome XAW6

1939 Photolithograph Turner Arch Constantine Titus Triumphant Ancient Rome XAW6

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This is an original 1939 tipped-in color photolithograph of the arches of Constantine and Titus in Rome, Italy. Both arches are triumphant arches.

CONDITION

This 72+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso of the mounting board.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches; 22 x 14 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 Turner, Joseph Mallord William.

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)

Joseph Turner was British artist who become renowned for his landscape painting. A true master, he brought landscapes into a realm of painting previously under-appreciated. Proficient in both oil and watercolor, he blended Romanticism with a style of painting similar to Impressionism, although pre-dating it. Although he never married, he did carry on a relationship with an older widow for many years. Unfortunately, despite the vibrance and chromatic appearance of many of his pieces, he did suffer from depression after the death of his father in 1829.

Keywords specific to this image: Romanticism, Palatine Hill, Colosseum, Maxentius, Via Sacra, Roman Forum

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