Advertising Art, Fruit Export, Atlas with Globe, Italian Antique Print, c. 1900
Naples: c. 1900
23 x 11 inches, overall
Advertising print for “F. S. Ciampa & Sons, Fruit Exporters from Sorrento-Messina-Rodi (Italy).” The Greek mythological character Atlas crouches on the seashore bearing a large globe on his shoulders. Beside him are a green, white and orange banner; citrus fruits; and a stack of wooden boxes labeled with the same advertisement. “Atlas” is written along the top in letters formed from rows of stars.
Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall toning and wear. Scattered staining, mostly to edges.