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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Camelia Show in Lucca

Botanical Painting at the Villa Bottini

As part of the annual celebration of the spectacular flowering of camellias in the region, the group Antiche Camelie della Lucchesia have curated a show of botanical painting at Lucca's graceful Villa Bottini, within the walls of the city:

I have three paintings in the show, juxtaposing trees and the city walls. It's worth a trip outside of town to the heart of the camellia festival in Pieve di Compito:

August 2015 on the walls of Lucca, Baluardo di S. Maria

1 comment:

  1. Hi David. Great to see your posts about painting in Italy. I am looking to find other plein air painters and groups who are interested in meeting up to paint this year in Northern Italy. I am looking for painters in the Lucca, Verona, Lake Garda, and San Marino areas. If you know of any like minded artists I would appreciate hearing about them. Any plein air groups who welcome visitors may also be posted on my facebook page "Plein Air Painters World" network. Keep up the wonderful painting and blogging! Cheers. Angie