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Art Print Notes:
Ancient Roman arches are truly the epitome of Rome. The first brick arches were apparently Mesopotamian, but under the Romans, the arch flourished. In the classical world, visit any old ruins, and Roman arches will almost be literally everywhere you look. The ancient Colosseum is basically one arch after another. In fact the window arch you see in this print is from one of the upper levels of the Colosseum in the heart of the ruins of ancient Rome.
In the piazza beyond this ancient brick arch is, yes, more Roman Arches. In this case that’s the Arch of Constantine, erected in the 4th century. My arches run out at that point. The hill in the distance is the ancient Palatine Hill with the church of San Bonaventura al Palatino on its peak. Ah well, I bet there’s at least an arch or two in that old church even if we can’t see them from here.
After all Roman arches span the centuries in Roman architecture. The landmark Colosseum was already a couple of hundred years old when the arch of Constantine was built! So, Roman arches are indeed a real fixture of architecture in the ancient world. It was the arch that made so many of the buildings of ancient Rome possible from Coliseums to aqueducts. That’s why this print feels to me as it captures the flavor of the ancient world.
Have you stood in the Colosseum? Perhaps strolled past the Arch of Constantine? Or maybe you simply love the classic Roman architecture in this print? I would love to hear what speaks to you the most in this Italian print?
Note: The Historic Centre of Rome, which includes the architecture seen in this print, is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site.
Wonder what past print buyers think?
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
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