Category Archives: Art

PURPLE IRIS

PURPLE IRIS PURPLE IRIS Although I am clearly not a botanical artist, still, I think all flowers are beautiful whether real or imagined, and the bolder the better. The original 16″x20″ acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas can be purchased … Continue reading

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TROPICAL TRINITY

TROPICAL TRINITY   TROPICAL TRINITY I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in paradise and sipping a smoothie made from bananas and pineapples … Continue reading

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MERCEDES BENZ W196 FORMULA 1 RACING SINGLE SEATER

Mercedes Benz W196 Formula 1 Single Seater Argentinean Formula 1 champion Juan Manuel Fangio (also known as El Chueco, the bowlegged one, or El Maestro, the master) won his second of five formula Drivers’ 1 World Champion titles in 1954 … Continue reading

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Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset

  Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset In Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset I wanted to pay homage to the Italian farmers who for hundreds of centuries have tended their land with a deep love and respect from sunup to sundown. The original … Continue reading

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New England Waterfall

  New England Waterfall Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted this waterfall in … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND RED BARN SUMMER

NEW ENGLAND RED BARN SUMMER       Red barns are popular sites across New England. A few years ago, I painted this barn in the spring before the flowers had a chance to bloom. I always thought the painting lacked … Continue reading

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VINTAGE FIAT 500

Fiat 500   What better way to explore the Tuscan coastline of Italy than in a vintage “red” Fiat 500? The original 8”x10” acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase on my art website: http://www/pamelaallegretto-franz.com Giclee prints from greeting … Continue reading

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PIETRASANTA in TUSCANY

PIETRASANTA in TUSCANY Pietrasanta – the village of Pietrasanta sits high in the coastal hills of Tuscany.  It’s beach town, Marina di Pietrasanta is a favorite summer seaside resort for winter-weary weary Florentines and Pisans. Giclee prints from greeting card … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER

  Dance Fever – Acrylic on wrapped canvas. Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag and can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I … Continue reading

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Pansies For Rosalina

PANSIES FOR ROSALINA My Mom is no longer with me on this earth, but she is always in my heart. These flowers are for her. I wanted to paint bright bold colors, happy, joyful colors, not pastel, sappy colors.  No … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans Jazz I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall.  His blend of reality and fantasy  makes his unique work sing.  Like Chagall,  my mind likes to wander outside the walls of reality.  In New Orleans Jazz,  I … Continue reading

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Paris Blues

PARIS BLUES   This is Pierre, the saxophone player who has lost his lover to another man (a drummer) and he’s playing the blues while drowning his sorrows in cheap wine and cigarettes. The original 16″x20″ acrylic painting on wrapped … Continue reading

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HARMONY

      HARMONY– The paintings of Joan Miro` inspired this 14”x18”acrylic on wrapped canvas abstract painting.   I wanted my shapes to play and mingle with one another and to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited, no … Continue reading

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REFLECTION

REFLECTION I have always liked the concept of trying to put myself in someone else’s shoes in order to better understand the basis of their emotions and actions. In this painting I wanted to delineate two abstract profiles that demonstrate … Continue reading

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COLORADO MOUNTAIN VIEW

COLORADO MOUNTAIN VIEW As a Colorado native, I thought it only fitting to include a view of the Rocky Mountains in my “Views To Go” series of tromp l’oeil window scenes.  For those of you who have never visited Colorado, … Continue reading

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