Creator

Unknown

Creator Nationality

Italian

Creation Date

1820

Description

This woodcut depicts the Arch of Janus, the only preserved arch in Rome with four fronts each with their own archway. The Arch looms impressively large in the small-scale scene, with a line of travelers shown walking in the foreground.

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Provenance

FROM CARLO FEA (1753-1836), NUOVA DESCRIZIONE DI ROMA ANTICA E MODERNA, E DE'SUOI CONTORNI (TORCHI DI CRISPINO PUCCINELLI, 1820)

Medium

Woodcut

Dimensions

3.5 x 6, 9.5 x 12 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.70

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