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“HAPPY EARTH DAY”

In celebration of EARTH DAY, I thought I would post my painting  “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 … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL”

HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL” Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant warm hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND RED BARN

 When we first moved to Connecticut, I became fascinated by the multitude of charming red barns scattered across the state. I understand the red barn craze abounds throughout all of New England. But why red? There are many theories: One simple theory … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA

Today Venice celebrates its 1600th birthday. “Truly such is the stupendous glory of it, that at my first entrance it did amaze or rather ravish my senses.” Thomas Coryat As soon as this pandemic is behind us, I hope to … Continue reading

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“UNITY” – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Although the balloons are different colors, they are all still balloons. When they unite, good things happen. I’m hopeful that in 2021 we can all unite and make good things happen. HAPPY NEW YEAR! “L’UNITÀ”  – FELICE ANNO NUOVO! Sebbene … Continue reading

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FESTA DEL REDENTORE – Venezia

  The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday of July. Between 1575 and … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND COVERED BRIDGE

NEW ENGLAND COVERED BRIDGE When we first moved to Connecticut, I became fascinated by the multitude of charming covered bridges scattered across the state. I understand the covered bridge craze abounds throughout all of New England. A few years ago, I … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA Tomorrow, 25 April, Venice will celebrate its 1598th birthday. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/venezia-pamela-allegretto.html For an interesting article, I encourage you to read; A Short Introduction to the Complicated History of Venice at: https://www.theveniceinsider.com/introduction-history-venice/#comment-55476 In this acrylic … Continue reading

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VENICE – FESTA DEL REDENTORE

Venice – Festa del Redentore The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday … Continue reading

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St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi You don’t have to be a Christian or even religious to appreciate the life of St. Francis of Assisi. He cherished all of nature and creatures large and small. I mean, how can you not love … Continue reading

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LATINA JAZZ DIVA – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

LATINA JAZZ DIVA – This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz, wails the Blues, and loves to glam it up.  Featuring “Rita” to represent all the amazing female jazz singers past and present, is my way … Continue reading

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REFLECTION

Reflection Inspired by Congressman John Lewis’ speech, and in honor of Martin Luther King Day, I decided to re-post my painting “Reflection.” I hope you all take a minute to read the blurb explaining the story behind the painting. Cheers! … Continue reading

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ARTSCOPE Magazine Article

Magazine Article Here is the complete Artscope Magazine article that I wrote about yesterday. I know, one less “T” in Allegretto, but oh well, ecco la vita! Visit my art website at: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com to view these and other original works … Continue reading

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PINOCCHIO

PINOCCHIO –                Pinocchio is my favorite “Guy.” I love his fearless curious nature, his sense of joy, and most of all, his unwavering love for his father. I enjoy a large collection of … Continue reading

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DANCING ON MOONBEAMS

DANCING ON MOONBEAMS Here is an old favorite to lighten up the serious mood of the day. The original painting is a 16″x20″ acrylic on Arches 140 pound cold=press watercolor paper. It is available for purchase at my art website: … Continue reading

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