GREECE Athens Acropolis Erechtheion Actual & Restored - SUPERB Print Espouy


Erechtheion or the Temple of Erechtheum
Acropolis of Athens, Greece
Another Quality Print from Martin2001
Type of print: Heliogravure - Original vintage antique print
Year of printing: ca 1890s Artist - Engraver - Publisher: Espouy - n/a - Paris, Charles Massin, Editeur. Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair.
Overall dimensions of print:
Including blank margins: 12 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches. (1 inch = 2,54 cm)
Type of paper: Thick to Heavier, wove - Medium heavy - Slightly heavier - Thin.
Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures. Notes: 1. Green 'border' around the print in the photo below is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. 2. Due to its size, the print will be mailed rolled in a sturdy tube.
Description
of the subject depicted in the print:
Under the direction of Prof. d'Espouy, the graduates of the famous Paris school of art, the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, measured, rendered and shaded the views of the famous monuments of Classic Greece and Italy. (The images on the print are not photographs). These drawing were then reproduced by a 19th C. process called heliogravure. The print is a piece of art in itself. The details, the quality of artistic rendering and accuracy are exceptional.
Erechtheum is an Ionic temple of Athena,
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