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Roller catacombes de rome

Roller les catacombes de Rome

Origin / Date Paris, 1881
Material Half-morocco
Dimensions folio
Availability Sold

Description

Theophile Roller
Les catacombes de Rome. Histoire de l’art et des croyances religieuses pendant les premiers siècles du Christianisme.

Paris, A. Morel, 1881. 2 vols. in-folio. XXXVI, 304, 391 pp. text and hundreds of superb ills. on 100 plts. in heliogravure. Orig. half maroon morocco, marginal foxing throughout.

£680

Commentary

One of the most beautifully illustrated and extensive works on the subject of the first artistic representations of Christians. It famously inspired Le Corbusier, who bought a copy sometime between 1912 and 1916, in some of his subterranean designs.

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