PAES­TUM NEI PERCORSI DEL GRAND TOUR

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To mark The May of Monuments event, Cas­tel dell’Ovo will host the ex­hi­bi­tion/event en­ti­tled ‘Paes­tum nei percorsi del Grand Tour’ fea­tur­ing the works of sev­eral of the great­est artists and ge­og­ra­phers of the pe­riod who, through etch­ings, gouaches, oil paint­ings and maps, of­fer vis­i­tors in­sight into the views of Paes­tum and Ci­lento that, from the 18th cen­tury on­wards, con­trib­uted to form­ing the col­lec­tive imag­i­nary of South­ern Italy. Dur­ing the reign of Charles III, Paes­tum was one of the cul­tural stopovers of the Grand Tour, im­mor­tal­ized by sev­eral of the great­est artists of the times in­clud­ing Pi­ranesi, Pit­loo, Turner, Ca­tel and Morghen.

Un­til 17 May.

Mon-Sat from 10am to 6pm; Sun­days and pub­lic hol­i­days from 10am to 2pm. Ad­mis­sion free. >> Cas­tel dell’Ovo. Via El­do­rado, 3, Naples. T: 0817954593

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