The Grotto of Posillipo, Naples

Oil on paper, laid down on masonite | 8 x 6cm | 1820

Gustaf Söderberg

The Grotto of Posillipo is actually a nearly half-mile-long tunnel that was cut through the rocky promontory separating Naples from the town of Posillipo in the first century. It became an icon of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, in part bec...
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