Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11

Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11

Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11
A very rare and important Folio from Italian artist Abramo Scortecci containing two signed woodcut engravings depicting the city skylines of Florence, Italy and a pre 9/11 New York City cityscape scene complete with the World Trade Center (Twin Towers) buildings in the background. Entitled New York Firenze 1982, Due Xilografie Di Abramo Scortecci.

Printed at the Il Cenacolo Arti Grafiche in Florence. From the Folio inside cover: The two enclosed woodcuts have been engraved in 1982 by Abramo Scortecci at the " Il Cenacolo Arti Grafiche " printing press in Florence, Italy, via Santa Reparata 19 r. 500 copies with six colors of each sheet have been printed - Ewch Copy is Signed with pencil by the artist and bears it's printing number. Both Engravings are quite brilliant and boast the low edition number of only 19/500!

Each are hand signed and numbered in pencil at the base by the artist. It seems to be quite rare and very desirable for it shows the brilliant NYC skyline nearly 20 years before 9/11.

This folio contains two engravings including the rare World Trade Center piece. Each in Very Good/Excellent overall condition. Crisp and white with no finger prints or smudges.

The Twin Towers engraving, along with the front cover, show a pin prick sized perforation to the top left (see photos). Fortunately this is only visible when a much closer inspection is done and does not affect overall display quality. The Florence skyline also shows a small indent from the same puncture as the other two but does not go through the paper. No rips or tears to either. Folio shows moderate soiling and wear and some gentle splitting to the center fold.

Retains original tissue guard paper which shows heavy wrinkling. Provenance comes from a central Massachusetts area estate.

Each engraving measures 27" x 19" with margins. The Folio measures 27 1/2" x 19 1/2". Please enjoy the photos for further item details and if you have any questions feel free to ask. Thank you and be sure to check out our other listings!

This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "massachusettsantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Abramo Scortecci NYC Italy Signed Prints World Trade Center Twin Towers Pre 9/11