Tag archive for ‘Painting’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Q&A: from leftover panettone to income tax

Our experts are here to help with all your questions about Italy. This month, art holidays, what to do with leftover panettone, driving around romantic Puglia, and income tax… Painting landscapes Q: It’s my More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Appassionata: Passion for painting

A few years ago we were invited over to our friend’s house for supper in Montefiore. We arrived late, as usual, my fault not Michael’s!  We were introduced to a lovely Dutch couple, Constance and Bert Jacobs. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 19th, 2016

The painting of Dante inside the Florentine cathedral

A painting often really does speak a thousand words, and in this one we get to dive into to the mystical world of Dante Inside the cathedral in Florence, just before the presbytery, on the left aisle wall, there More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Frescoes of Tolentino – Past Italia

Although its origins are the subject of perpetual debate, the remarkable cycle of frescoes that adorns Tolentino’s Basilica di San Nicola holds enduring appeal for visitors to Le Marche Who painted the 14th-century More...