Category Archives: flowers

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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BURANO

  BURANO The Original art 11”x14” acrylic on wrapped canvas is available for purchase on my art website http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com Quality giclee prints from greeting card size to poster size are available at http://pamela-allegretto.fineartamerica.com The fishing village of Burano stands on … Continue reading

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AMALFI COAST

AMALFI COAST          The diverse villages along the Amalfi Coast have been compared to a constellation, if this is the case, then the town of Amalfi is unquestionably the brightest star.  The Amalfitani like to boast: “The sun, … 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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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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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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Lake Como / Lago di Como / Painting In Italy

  PAINTING IN ITALY / LAGO DI COMO Lake Como (Larius, as it was known to the Romans) has been called “the looking glass of Venus,” and Virgil pronounced it “our greatest lake.” Not to be out quoted, Stendhal characterized … Continue reading

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TUSCAN GOLD – 2

TUSCAN GOLD – 2 This painting is not mean to capture reality, I leave that to photographers.   This painting is about the color and mood of the day: golden.  What is a golden mood?  To me it’s the tranquility and … Continue reading

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PAINTING IN ITALY – TUSCANY – TROMP L’OEIL WINDOW VIEW

TUSCAN VIEW is another painting in my tromp l’oeil “Views To Go” collection.  The paintings in this collection are all acrylic on wrapped canvas, with the border and sides painted in wood tones to add to the illusion. The original painting … Continue reading

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PAINTING IN TUSCANY – SIENA

PAINTING IN TUSCANY – SIENA   The walled city of Siena lies on three sienna-colored hills in the center of Tuscany.  Planted solidly back in the Middle Ages, this show place of Italian Gothic preserves its original character perhaps more … Continue reading

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Sicilian View – Trompe L’Oeil Painting

SICILIAN VIEW – Trompe L’Oeil Painting – “Views to Go” I started my “Views To Go” collection while living in Hawaii. My art studio was a portion of a converted garage with one small window. I played with the idea … Continue reading

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