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Getty Villa Displays Collection of Spectacular Early 19th Century Illustrations…

25.01.2016 in Museums

Getty Villa Displays Collection of Spectacular Early 19th Century Illustrations and Panoramas of Greece: “Greece’s Enchanting Landscape: Watercolors by Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi” “I cannot describe the sensations which I experienced, on approaching the classic shores of Greece. My mind was agitated by the delights of the present, and recollections of the past. The land which had been familiar to my ideas from early impressions, seemed as if by enchantment, thrown before my eyes. I beheld the native soil of the great men whom I had so often admired; of the poets, historians, and orators, whose works I had…