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[Attractive Unsigned Watercolour of the Coliseum and the Arch of Constantine in Rome].
Ca. 1860. Watercolour ca. 14x40 cm (5 ½ x 15 ½ in) Recently matted and framed, and with a minor faint crease mark in upper right corner, but overall a very good watercolour. This attractive watercolour shows the Coliseum (left) and the Arch of Constantine (right) and several dozen visitors in the fore and background. "The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Amphitheatrum Flavium is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire, built of concrete and stone. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering...,The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312" (Wikipedia).