Title: Jerusalem. Entrance to the Garden of Gethsemane. (plate #84) (Title in 5 languages; English, French, Italian, Spanish, German)
Print size (inches): 9.2 x 12
Image size (inches): 6.2 x 8.4
Print size (cm): 23.5 x 30.6
Image size (cm): 15.8 x 21.5
Provenance: Picturesque Palestine Arabia And Syria
Publisher: Brentano's Publishers: New York
This high quality 90 year old photogravure plate comes from a collection of fine art photography by Karl Grober and others, published by Brentano's Publishing in 1925. Please note that there is a gravure on the reverse as well. Very good condition, ready for framing! Free USA shipping.
A photogravure, or "gravure", is a photographic image produced from a copper engraving plate. The process is rarely used today due to the high costs involved, but it produces prints which have the subtlety of a photograph and the art quality of a lithograph.
Gethsemane (Greek: Î“ÎµÎ¸ÏƒÎ·Î¼Î±Î½Î®, GethsÄ“manÄ“; Hebrew: ×’×ª ×©×ž× ×™×�â€Ž, Gat-Å mÃ¢nim; Syriac: Ü“Ü•Ü£Ü¡Ü¢â€Ž, Gaá¸� Å mÄ�nÃª, lit. "oil press") is a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, most famous as the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.