This is an original 1952 halftone print of the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. The city of Pompeii was destroyed in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE. The image was finished by Francesco Piranesi after his father's untimely death.
This 59+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Original mailing center crease. 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 10.25 x 7.5 inches; 26 x 19 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 Piranesi, Giovanni Battista.
Keywords specific to this image: Archaeology