Book Cover Design: Les derniers jours de Pompei (The Last Days of Pompeii)

1905
Emmanuel-Joseph-Raphael Orazi (French (born in Italy), 1860–1934)


Dimensions

Sheet: 39.3 x 30.3 cm (15 1/2 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.695

Medium or Technique

Opaque and transparent watercolor with metallic paint over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Design for the cover of Bulwer-Lytton’s novel The Last Days of Pompeii, about 1905

Provenance

Richard Reed Armstrong Fine Art, IL; acquired December 1989

Credit Line

Francis Welch Fund