view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Gustave Dore (7)
The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan, Gustave Dore, 126 year old antique engraving
3 images
 
The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan, Gustave Dore, 126 year old antique engraving
The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan, Gustave Dore, 126 year old antique engraving
The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan, Gustave Dore, 126 year old antique engraving

The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan, Gustave Dore, 126 year old antique engraving

Price: $25.00 add to cart     
Feedback: 100%, 12 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: free (more destinations)
Condition: Used
Payment Options: Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check,
The Roman Widow and the Emperor Trajan

This is an original art print. It is 126 years old.

Artist: Gustave Dore

Type of Print: Original Antique Wood Engraving

Size of Paper: 9 3/4" x 12 1/2"

Size of Image: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Printed in 1887 by Cassell Publishing

Printed on one side only; blank on the reverse. You will receive two sheets of paper; one is the art print and the other is the description.

Condition: Light signs of age. Yellowing around edges of paper. The image area is in excellent condition.

FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE on all art prints.

More Information About the Print:

A certain portion of the Mount of Purgatory, formed of white marble, is engraved with figures representing stories illustrative of the virtue of humility.

Among these is that anecdote of Trajan (sometimes told also of Hadrian) which relates that one day, when setting out on an expedition, surrounded by his legions, he was accosted by a widow, who with tears exclaimed, " Grant me vengeance, sire. My son is murdered." Trajan replied, "Wait till I return," "But if you do not return?" urged the widow. "Then my successor will right you," said the Emperor. The widow, still pressing her case, asked, " What, sire, is another's good to you, if you neglect your own?" Upon which the Emperor said, "It seems that my duty should be performed ere I move hence, So justice wills, and pity bids me stay."

The scene as represented by M. Dore has a look at once sculpturesque and visionary.
Other Products from novaart:View all products
Birth Chamber of the Khedives, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
Flight of Pompey from Pharsalia, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
Stuyvesant Refusing the English Summons to Surrender, original antique art print
$12.00
The Daimios Urging the Shogun to Expel the Foreigners, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
Alfred Singing in the Hall of Guthrum, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
The Arrest of Alice Lisle, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
The Death of King Theodore of Abyssinia, original antique print
$12.00
The Battle of Dettingen, original antique print
$12.00
Barbarossa Kneels to Henry the Lion, original antique print
$12.00
Last Compromise, Clay Urging Omnibus Bill upon the Senate, 108 year old original antique print
$12.00
Last Updated: 22 May 2017 15:49:39 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder