A sculpture in the Museo Pietro Canonica.
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Museo Pietro Canonica , Rome

One new discovery for me on  this trip to Rome was the Museo Pietro Canonica. Pietro Canionica (1869 - 1959) was a celebrated Italian sculptor, painter, and composer. It's a wonderful small and free museum in the Villa Borghese Park. …
Plein air painting setup on the Arno River in Florence.
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Nine Weeks of Outdoor Painting in Italy: The Wrap Up

I'm back . For almost three months now. I returned May 9th. I had a terrific time. It was a long trip and it had its up and downs, but it met its goal, which was to get away from my regular life and refocus my attention on painting. And…
Mugnone River Near Le Cure, Florence,Italy, 9 x 12 in. oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings , Spring 2016, Pt. 2

Here's a second set of paintings from Florence, Italy. All painted  on site, 9 x 12 in. and in oils. Florence  and environs is a terrific place to paint. But I have to say, my personal logistics are eating up a lot of time that I would…
The Hills above Florence, 9 x 12 in.,oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings, Spring 2016

I've now been in Florence for about two weeks. It was quite a bit of trouble to find inexpensive housing for the month, But eventually I found something, albeit a little on the outskirts. But I borrowed a bike from a friend, and that's…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016, pt.2

Here is a second group of paintings done in Rome in the spring of 2016. These paintings are all 9 x 12", oil on linen. I'm in Florence now and soon you should start seeing some paintings from here. There are some logistical problems getting…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016

Some recent work from Rome, Italy. All oils, all 9 x 12 in. These are smartphone photos, sorry for the washed out quality. I'm in Italy for a two month painting trip.