Thursday, December 15, 2016

Twenty Artists' Paintings of Tivoli Geocoded

For thousands of years, the natural drama of the waterfalls of the River Aniene have drawn visitors, builders of dream homes, and those seeking spiritual connections.  Landscape painters have followed in large numbers, vying to capture the phenomenon of falling water or to capture the atmosphere of a unique place.   The terrain affords the wealthy builder of villas a chance to creates naturally powered fountains and scenic pools that make their get-away dwelling a refreshing relief from the hot house that is Rome.

by Francois-Marius Granet

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