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Lascaux Cave Large High Quality Art Print - XLarge
Lascaux Cave High Quality Art Print - XLarge
Lascaux cave is the most celebrated and famous painted cave in the world. It was discovered in 1940 by boys that were chasing their dog through the countryside. They followed their dog down a hole to discover a complex of fantastic caves near the village of Montignac, in southwestern France.
Referred to as "The Sistine Chapel of Prehistory," by Abbe Breuil, the quality of the cave paintings is amazing. They are comprised of 915 documented animal images consisting of a variety of horses, bovines (aurochs), stags, a bear and even a unicorn. The cave has about 2,000 figures in total, consisting of animals figures, human shapes, and primitive symbols. These images were painted onto the walls with red, yellow, and black colors from a variety of mineral pigments such as iron oxide (ochre), hematite, goethite, and manganese-containing pigments. Charcoal was seldomly used. The animals are consistent with the fossil record of the Upper Paleolithic time.
Please note: The complete print is to the left (shown - click on image to enlarge) NOT the top, first image. The top image is just an excerpt from the large, main image.
Size: 41" LL X 11 3/8" W, Printed on high quality paper and professional Epson Stylus Pro printer.
Shipped in a durable poster tube.
This is an archival print, professional matte finish with archival ink. Ships un-laminated.
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