Creator

Creation Date

1820

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Woodcut

Dimensions

3.5 x 6, 9.5 x 12 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.70

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, Italian.

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.

Provenance

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

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