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Part of the floor.
Description d'un Pave en Mosaique. Paris: P. Didot. 1802 - Copper engraving. Early printed colour. Size: 46 x 38 cm. (18 x 15 inches). Very good condition. Good wide margins. Waterstain on left hand margin, not affecting image. This magnificent print is a superb example of early printed colour. It was published in Alexandre Laborde's 'Description d'un Pave en Mosaique'. This book documented the discovery of a mosaic floor of a Roman villa, found in the village of Santiponce near Seville.This print shows four of the roundels that make up part of the floor in immaculate detail. One roundel contains a portrait of 'Erato', another shows a black dog, a lion and the fourth, shows part of a horse.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-10-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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