Sant'Andrea Della Valle, Roma, 8 x 5 in., Oil
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Frescoes and Mosaics at the Palazzo Massimo in Rome

Short shrift. That's what describes what  Palazzo Massimo (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme) gets from tourists  (and probably most Romans). And it's to bad because it's a wonderful collection.What was especially interesting to me were the fresco…
French Consulate, Rome, 8 x 10 in., Oil
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French Consulate, Rome, 8 x 10 in, Oil

I did this painting on Via Gulia, in the central historic district of Rome. It's very nearby the Piazza Farnese and the Campo De Fiore. While I was doing it, a very well dressed woman (I like to think she was a countess) came by and demanded…
Acquedotti di Roma, 5 x 8 in. Oil
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Acquedotti di Roma (Roman Aquaduct) , 5 x 8 in. Oil

This is the second   landscape painting I did at the  Parco degli Acquedotti (Park of the Aquaduct), which  is a public park in Rome, Italy. It is part of the Appian Way Regional Park and is of approximately 15 hectares. Although just…
Villa-Sciarra,Roma, 8 x 10 in. Oil

Villa Sciarra, Roma, 8 x 10 in. Oil

I had a wonderful couple sessions making this landscape painting at the Villa Sciarra, which is a a surprisingly quiet park in Rome, Italy named for the villa at its center. It is located  bit up a hill from the  neighborhood of Trastevere.…
Fontana di Venere (Fountain of Venus), Galleria Borghese,Roma, 5X8 in., Oil
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Fontana di Venere (Fountain of Venus), Galleria Borghese, Roma, 5 X 8 in., Oil

I painted this painting right behind the Galleria Borghese, which perhaps houses the finest collection of decorative wall art I have ever seen. I had noticed the gardens during my visit, and came back the next day to do two small paintings. This…
Terme Carcalla, Roma. 5 x 8 in.
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Terme Caracalla, Roma, 5 x 8 in., Oil.

I did this painting on a paint-out with Rome's Sketchcrawl Roma group  at the  Baths of Caracalla (Italian: Terme di Caracalla). It was a great day and the Sketchcrawl Roma group had arranged free admission and a tour for us. They were …
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Una Fontana Di Villa Pamphili, Roma, 10 x 8 in.,oil

This painting is available by clicking here. This painting was done on an outing with some Roman friends to the  wonderful Villa Pamphili park. The Villa Doria Pamphili is a seventeenth century villa with what is today the largest landscaped…
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Virona Cimiterio, Roma, 5 x 8 in., Oil (Sold)

This painting was done on the first day that I met some of the local  painters in Rome. It's a gorgeous cemetery established in the early 1800's. There are many beautiful sculptures and graves. We had to get permission to paint here, and I…
Una Fontana di Villa Borghese, Roma 8 x 10 in., oil on linen
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Una Fontana di Villa Borghese, Roma 8 x 10 in., oil on linen

  Villa Borghese is a large landscape garden in the naturalistic English manner in Rome, containing a number of buildings, museums (see Galleria Borghese) and attractions. It is the second largest public park in Rome (80 hectares or 148…
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Near the Teatro di Marcello, Rome,10 x 8 in. (Sold)

These columns are just to the right of the Theatre of Marcellus ( Teatro di Marcello) which  is an ancient open-air theatre in Rome, Italy, built in the closing years of the Roman Republic. At the theatre, locals and visitors alike were able…
Sant'Andrea Della Valle, Roma, 8 x 5 in., Oil
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Sant' Andrea Della Valle, Roma, 8 x 5 in., Oil

I did this landscape  painting  while standing on the Corso di Rinacimento (Street  of the Renaissance) during a late afternoon. There was a busy sweet shop next to me, and before I left I bought some pretty dolci for breakfast! One of…
Sant'Andrea Della Valle, Roma, 8 x 5 in., Oil
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Villa dei Quintili, Roma, 5 x 8 in., oil

Villa dei Quintili, 5 x 8 in.oil The Villa of the Quintilii (Italian: Villa dei Quintili)  is an ancient Roman villa along the Via Appia Antica just outside the traditional boundaries of Rome. It was built by the rich and cultured…