Cave Canem.Pompei. Mosaico. __ Mosaique.
G. Lenghi Edit [French, n.d., c.1870].
Lithograph in fine contemporary colour by hand, sheet 355 x 250mm. 14 x 9¾". Some light foxing; a fine impression overall.
The iconic mosaic of a guard dog (one of several) in Pompeii, southern Italy, with the warning 'Cave Canem' ("Beware of the dog"); situated on the floor of the entrance hall to the House of the Tragic Poet, facing the Via di Nola. Numbered '35' below, from an unidentified publication.
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