thegetty : The 16th century Italians sure knew how to build a beach scene.

thegetty:

The 16th century Italians sure knew how to build a beach scene. Fighting tritons, an abduction of a nereid, and vibrant painted seas, this sure looks like quite the summer spectacle. 

Pilgrim Flask and Cover with Marine Scenes, about 1565-1570, Workshop of Orazio Fontana, Tin-glazed earthenware. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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