Category Archives: Travel

HANGIN LOOSE

  HANGIN LOOSE When the waves are flat and you can’t “Hang Ten,” There’s always other enjoyable ways to “Hang Loose!”  In this painting, I conjured up a serene day on the islands. I’m not a fan of wishy-washy muted … Continue reading

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Castello Ducale di Faicchio

  Castello Ducale Di Faicchio   The Ducal Castle of Faicchio was built in the XIV century and renewed in the following centuries.  It sits in Piazza Roma in the heart of Faicchio, province of Benevento.  It was once the … Continue reading

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FINDING PARADISE

  FINDING PARADISE I can’t think of many better ways to unwind than to sit on a deserted beach and watch the clouds roll by. The original 11”x14” acrylic on wrapped canvas painting is available for purchase. Contact me on … 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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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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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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VINTAGE BUS

VINTAGE BUS   VINTAGE Bus A blast from the past. This 1966  VW Bus has found a happy home atop a poppy field, enjoying a Colorado Rocky Mountain “high.” The original acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase on … Continue reading

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SICILIAN CIARAMELLA

    Sicilian Ciaramella  The Sicilian Ciaramella is similar to the Scottish Bagpipe, however, the Sicilian instrument, made out of pigskin, is lustier in tone. Quality giclee prints from greeting card size to poster size are available on my finartamerica … 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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Venetian Gondolier

VENETIAN GONDOLIER Fiction writers glean ideas for character descriptions by various means.  If you’re a writer who enjoys sitting in a public location and scribbling notes on passersby, my recommendation for the primo spot to garner a wealth of character … 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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