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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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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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Tuscan View

My “Views To Go” series of paintings was created by accident.  I had just finished a trompe l’oeil mural of a window scene for a client and she lamented the fact that if she ever moved the mural would have … Continue reading

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Sicilian Table

Since cheese is my favorite food, I felt it was high time I painted a nice ball of aged provolone. Then I had to decide what to add to it. That was easy. What better accompaniment than wine, tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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