Creation Myth chromolithograph] Basilica di San Marino du Venezia, Creation Myth chromolithograph] Basilica di San Marino du Venezia, Creation Myth chromolithograph] Basilica di San Marino du Venezia,

Creation Myth chromolithograph] Basilica di San Marino du Venezia,

Editorial: Ferdinand Ongania, 1886
Mapa Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: JF Ptak Science Books (Hendersonville, NC, Estados Unidos de America)

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Original chromolithograph from Ongania's massive work, 27x21", 68x53cm. Very good condition. [Ongania's work is an exhaustive study of the iconic building, the publication being known chiefly I think for its very large and sumptuous chromolithographs of the building's architecture, art, and endless detail.]** The main part of this image is the story of creation, starting in the innermost circle of images, where we find the creation of light (and darkness), and the rest, followed by the larger concentric circle showing the starry realms, the creation of the birds and fishes, then the land-based animals, and then (around "12 o'clock" on the second circle) comes the creation of life in Adam, where it all seems to go downhill. In the outer ring we see the creation and presentation of Eve, the various temptations, the nakedness realizations and then the banishment--not all together a happy ending. But the artwork is lovely, highlighted in gold. *** Image printed on a very thick paper that will now crack if you try the double-fold test, so although the paper is stable you do not want to bend it, though you wouldn't want to do that, anyway. Also all of the margins are not necessarily included in the photos--there were certain limitations in making the photographs, and some margins just didn't make ti entirely into the picture. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-2946919342054412060

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Título: Creation Myth chromolithograph] Basilica di ...

Editorial: Ferdinand Ongania

Año de publicación: 1886

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro:Very Good

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