Antoine-Laurent Castellan in Villa Borghese, Rome - late 18th Century, at night

from Letters on Italy; illustrated by engravings, page 53:

[Letter VII]

The inequality [unevenness] of the land [of the villa Borghese Pinciana] is taken advantage of in order to produce the most extraordinary effects, one of which surprises the beholder the more as it is rarely met with; it is a lake suspended, as it …   more >>

cite as

Antoine Laurent Castellan, Letters on Italy; illustrated by engravings (London, 1820), p. 53. accessed: 12 April, 2024

location of experience: Villa Borghese, Rome


Antoine-Laurent Castellan
Architect, engraver, Painter, Writer

Listening to

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Instrumental music
written by Domenico Cimorosa, Giovanni Paesiello

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:03:24 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:30:02 +0000