Tag Archives: Tuscany

TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I know Thanksgiving seems like it’s all about the food, but we need to take some time to reflect on all those everyday things that we take for granted: a roof over our heads, lights, … 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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Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping

Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping extended today, Saturday, 11/26, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. A thousand thanks to yesterday’s buyers! I am deeply appreciative and hope … Continue reading

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TUSCAN VIEW

TUSCAN VIEW – I wanted to share my trompe l’oeil painting in honor of the “Festa Della Liberazione” celebrated in Italy today. April 25 is a national Italian holiday commemorating the end of the Italian Civil War and the end … Continue reading

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HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY

HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY In HARVESTING POPPIES IN TUSCANY I wanted to celebrate the Italian farmers who for hundreds of centuries have tended their land with a deep love and respect from sun-up to sun-down. The original 11”x14” acrylic on … 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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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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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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Tuscan Gold 1

Something magical happens at sunset in the Tuscan hills of Italy.   It’s as though King Midas reaches out from the great beyond and does his: “touch thing,”  turning everything into rich golden hues. This painting is all about atmosphere and … Continue reading

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Monterosso On Riviera Di Levante -Cinque Terre

Painting In Italy – Monterosso On Riviera Di Levante Although the Cinque Terre region is no longer considered “off the beaten Path” it’s definitely a “must visit” for artists who hunger to capture cliff-hanging buildings set ablaze by ruby sunsets. … Continue reading

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San Gimignano

PAINTING IN ITALY / SAN GIMIGNANO   San Gimignano is a feast for artists who seek diversity.  The views from this Tuscan hill town are breathtaking, especially the explosive red sunsets.  In town, the Piazza della Cisterna and it’s connecting … Continue reading

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