Some of you may know that I have spent a significant time up in Maine in the last couple years. Well, now it is official! I now live in Rockland, Maine!
The Museo Capodimonte in Naples, Italy is a wonderful museum at the top of a hill in a small park setting about a 30 minute walk from the historic center. While spending a month in Naples in June of 2013,
Mount Vesuvius is a volcano near Naples, Italy. I actually had a lovely view of it from my apartment window. I painted this picture from the rocks near Mergellina, in the center of the city. Mount Vesuvius is best known for its eruption in AD 79
A very short train ride away from Rome, Ostia Antica is a large archeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia. It was the location of the harbor city of ancient Rome, which is
Santo Spirito, Rome, 10 x 8 in., oil on linen The beautiful Santo Spirito in Sassia (Holy Spirit in Saxony) is a 12th-century church in Rome. It stands in Borgo Santo Spirito, a street
I was in Palermo this June where I painted The Church of Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio or San Nicolò dei Greci, commonly called the Martorana, overlooking the Piazza Bellini in Palermo.
Here is a nice viewpoint from the ramparts around Ortygia island in Sicily which I painted. I don’t have any information about this church (besides a name) . If anyone knows,
Here is a a view on Ortygia island in the city of Syracuse, Sicily. Via Labrinto (Italian for Labrynith Way) was a beautiful winding street that rewarded me with surprising architecture. Syracuse is a pleasant place, very cleaned up compared