L'Ornement Polychrome: Greco-Roman: Plate IX
Height: 16 in;24"
Width: 12.25 in;20"
Note: Image Size: 11.8125"H x 7.6875"W
Paper Size: 16"H x 12.25"W;Matte
Greco-Roman print with blocks of floral and faunal motifs in bright colors.
This piece is one of a collection of 220 plates created as reference works for architects, artists and decorators in the 19th century. The goal was to bring motifs from various ancient cultures around the world to the hands of designers of the time. Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Persian and Indian influences were all included. Also highlighted in the publications were Medieval, Renaissance and 18th century European art.