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Original Vintage Travel Poster Pompeii Dancing Faun Vesuvius Ancient Roman City

US$2,103.52

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Original vintage travel poster for Pompei / Pompeii Italy featuring colourful artwork by the Italian graphic artist Mario Puppo (1913-1989) depicting the ancient horned Roman god statue preserved in the ash from the volcano in the House of the Faun - the Dancing Faunus of Pompeii - in front of a wall painting of two ladies on the side and a view of the ruins from the historic city of Pompeii in the background, smoke rising from the mountain on the horizon and the bold title text below. Located near Naples / Napoli, Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79 and buried the area in 4-6m of ash; this ancient Roman site is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist destination. Published by the Italian Tourism Board ENIT. Very good condition, restored minor tears, backed on linen.

Details

  • Creator
    Mario Puppo (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Width: 25.99 in. (66 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1955
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Restored minor tears, backed on linen. Very good condition, restored minor tears, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1012621021972

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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