Descent to the Mediterranean
Mare nostrumâ€”â€œour seaâ€ called ancient Romans to the Mediterranean Sea. And it really has become â€œtheirsâ€ to the people of North and South, West and East. â€œDahin!â€ (There!)â€”a great German poet Goethe exclaims in one of his poems. And, having left unresolved important issues in his native Germany, he rushes to south to take his famous journey to Italy. We see here the sun-filled shadow of all travelers. These pilgrims to the Mediterranean world will descend to Italy and Greece, the Holy Land and Egyptâ€¦
38" x 22.5"