Italian View

Itališkas vaizdelis
Italian tube

1.13 km nuo Nidos centro

In 1931, at a meeting of Rotary club members in Munich, Th. Mann read the message "My Cottage". "Those places need to be seen as Italy or Spain," the writer said. "Italian Image" - a landscape from Th. Porches of Mann's house, unique images, once seen longing for the closest person.
A delicate pine forest, a curved trunk, a fisherman's house standing below, a view of the Curonian Lagoon on the right and a Bulvikis cape visible in the distance are such a motif of Nida's landscape, opening from Uošvė Hill in Skruzdynė, in the 19th century. at the end of the 20th century. in the first half, artists and photographers began to call it the "Italian image". Although it is still not possible to say exactly when and why this name came to him, the favorite motif of Nida's landscape was painted in his paintings by many artists who worked here, including BFBehrendt, E. Wirth, W. Riemann, M. Pechstein, E. Mollenhauer and others. . In 1930, when Thomas Mann built a summer house on Mother's Hill, "The Italian Image" began to be associated with the writer's name.