L'Ornement Polychrome: Greco-Roman: Plate VIII
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 inspired print. Building facade with teal background and an individual with flowing gold clothes in the center. Building is teal, gold, cream, and salmon colored.
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 the 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.