FABRIS, Pietro
(active 1756-1779 in Naples)

View of Paestum

Oil on canvas, 77 x 130 cm
Private collection

This painting presents a view of Paestum from the west with the temples of Poseidon and Ceres. Fabris is known to have painted Paestum on other occasions, too. Paestum was a Graeco-Roman town south of Naples founded at the end of the seventh century BCE.