Winged Victory Leptis Magna.
Wood engraving. 240 x 178mm. 9½ x 7". Creasing.
Taken from the sculptural relief of a winged victory from the Severan Arch, Leptis Magna (203-204 A.D.). Leptis Magna was a prominent city of the Roman Empire, its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya. The arch took its name from Lucius Septimius Severus, a native who became emperor; so such monuments were built in his honour.
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