Ortygia Sunset, Syracusa, Sicily, 8 x 10 in., oil on linen
Ortygia Sunset, Syracusa, Sicily, 8 x 10 in., oil on linen

I finally  have finished touching up and documenting my Neapolitan and Sicily paintings from my trip earlier this year. Here is a great view of the end of Ortygia island in the city of Syracuse, Sicily.

Syracuse is a pleasant place, very cleaned up compared to most of Italy. It is also the home to Carravagio’s Saint Lucy painting which is worth a trip by itself (see image  below).  Syracuse  was once described by Cicero as “the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all.”

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 Caravaggio, Saint Lucy
Caravaggio, Saint Lucy

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