In frame: 9 8/16 x 12 in. (24.13 x 30.48 cm)
Not in frame: 3 8/16 x 6 in. (8.89 x 15.24 cm)
Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015
FROM CARLO FEA (1753-1836), NUOVA DESCRIZIONE DI ROMA ANTICA E MODERNA, E DE'SUOI CONTORNI (TORCHI DI CRISPINO PUCCINELLI, 1820)
Creator Unknown, Italian.
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.