Entrance to the Grotto of Posillipo

Brush and brown wash, over a red chalk counterproof with traces of black chalk. framing lines in pen and brown ink | 46.4 x 33cm | N.d.

After Hubert Robert

Located on the route from Naples to Pozzuoli, the Grotto of Posillipo was a popular destination for travelers to Italy in the eighteenth century. Hubert Robert visited the site in 1760, on a trip he took with the abbé de Saint-Non (1727-1791). The st...
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