Original antique print showing a portrait of Publius Vergilius Maro (70 – 19 BC), usually called Publius Vergilius Maro, an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: Stipple engraving on wove paper.
Sheet size: 11.9 x 20.5 cm (4.69 x 8.07 inch). Image size: 7.8 x 12.8 cm. (3.07 x 5.04 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Some browning and foxing, mostly near edges. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO-POET-PORTRAIT | PCO-C45-48
Published in France c. 1820.
Biography engraver: Ambroise Tardieu (2 March 1788, in Paris ? 17 January 1841, in Paris) was an eminent French cartographer and engraver.