On the trail of the grand tour

Remains of ancient civilisations, architectural wonders and captivating landscapes that bring classical worlds to mind: these are the delicately designed views…
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ATHENS GLXIII42
ATHENS GLXIII42
ATHENS GLXIII42
A muffled atmosphere and soft light characterise a setting that is the perfect blend of nature and architecture. Resulting from a free foray into epochs and styles, the portal becomes the threshold to another dimension. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
CALAIS GLXIII471A
CALAIS GLXIII471A
CALAIS GLXIII471A
A misty bay protected by rocky spurs and a promontory dominated by an ancient castle. It is sunset, the hour so loved by poets and painters. When the sun lowers on the horizon and shadows lengthen, heralding the coming of evening. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
CONSTANTINOPLE GLXIII491A
CONSTANTINOPLE GLXIII491A
CONSTANTINOPLE GLXIII491A
The charm of a walk in broad daylight, in the coolness of a tree-lined avenue. In the background, a building of various superimposed styles, surmounted by a dome that seems to stretch towards infinity. From East to West, exploring a universal aesthetic language. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
DOVER GLXIII451A
DOVER GLXIII451A
DOVER GLXIII451A
As if embroidered with the tender spring leaves that cover them, bent branches reflect on water. Further on, a dense curtain of tall trees and hardly discernible house windows. An imaginative transfiguration of Dover, the departure point for English aristocrats on their Grand Tour, illuminated by thin brushstrokes of luminescent white.
MISTRAS GLXIII441A
MISTRAS GLXIII441A
MISTRAS GLXIII441A
Arches, domes and towers dialogue with their green surroundings to evoke the charm of one of the most fantastic sites of ancient Greece. Close up on a background of centuries-old oaks flanked by a path that leads into a landscape to be strolled through slowly, inhaling its every scent. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
NAPOLI GLXIII461A
NAPOLI GLXIII461A
NAPOLI GLXIII461A
Looking out to sea and embraced by mountains, a gulf forms a stretch of coastline of overwhelming beauty. Churches and historic buildings recall the ancient origins of the town in the background. A souvenir from the Italian coastline, where a gentle breeze caresses everyone’s dream of escapism into culture and freedom. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
POMPEI GLXIII431A
POMPEI GLXIII431A
POMPEI GLXIII431A
A rocky, almost forgotten passageway, hidden among that lush vegetation that stubbornly clings to it. An invitation to proceed along the impervious path to discover as yet unknown treasures. The result is an image of great expressive power, capable of lending a romantic touch to any room. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
ROMA GLXIII401A
ROMA GLXIII401A
ROMA GLXIII401A
The grandeur of the eternal city is reflected in its immense architectural works created down through the centuries. Dizzy heights, marble arches and columns with Corinthian capitals, finely carved coffered ceilings and decorative garlands enchant the eye. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
TAORMINA GLXIII481A
TAORMINA GLXIII481A
TAORMINA GLXIII481A
Tall, slender trunks reflected in calm waters. The gaze lingers on a scene, populated by a shepherd reclining in the shadow of an arch of classical memory. Arm in arm with history, nature creates a subject reminiscent of an eighteenth-century 'capriccio'. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.
VERONA GLXIII411A
VERONA GLXIII411A
VERONA GLXIII411A
A balcony with marble columns extends the interior space outwards with a deep perspective view of some portions of the palazzo overlooking the park. The rest is vegetation in its purest state: centuries-old tall trees in the background and a branch of tender-leaved ivy swaying in the foreground. This subject freely interprets the collection theme "On the trail of the Grand Tour", between Idyllic views, architectural detail and timelessly elegant cities of art.