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Pulcino della Minerva (Berninis Elephant), Roma, 10 x 8 in., Oil
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Pulcino Della Minerva (Bernini"s Elephant), Roma, 10 x 8 in., Oil

I did this cityscape  painting over two days at the Piazza della Minerva in Rome, Italy, one block behind the Pantheon, which you see in the background. This  is one of the most curious monuments of Rome, the so-called Pulcino della…
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Chiesa di Santa Brigida, Oil, 8x10 in.(Sold)

This painting was done on a cool March night on the Piazza Farnese. My biggest audience were the waiters running back and forth to their storeroom and murmuring words of encouragement: "bella, bella!" This is the Chiesa di Santa Brigida,…
Trajans Column, Rome, 8 x 8 in., Oil
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Trajans Column, Rome, 8 x 8 in., Oil

I did this landscape painting in Rome, Italy on a day painting with a few of my Roman plein air friends. It's near the busiest tourist area, and luckily several good spots for inexpensive espresso and pizza were nearby. Trajan's Column (Italian:…
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Ponte Sant' Angelo di Notte, Roma (Saint Angels Bridge by Night), 8 x 10 in. Oil

This is a night painting I did in Rome, Italy of the Ponte Sant'Angelo.  Completed in 134 AD to span the Tiber, from the city center to  the towering Castel Sant'Angelo.  The bridge is now solely pedestrian, and provides a photogenic…
Parco Aqueducto,Roma, 8 x 10 in., Oil
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Parco degli Acquedotti (Park of the Aquaduct), Roma, 8 x 10 in., Oil

The Parco degli Acquedotti (Park of the Aquaduct) where I did this  landscape painting is a public park in Rome, Italy. It is part of the Appian Way Regional Park and is of approximately 15 hectares. Although just 8 km from the centre of Rome,…
Fabricus Bridge, Roma (Isola Tiburina),8 x 10, oil
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Fabricus Bridge, Roma (Isola Tiburina), 8 x 10, oil

This is a cityscape painting of the  Fabricus Bridge, which I painted right before I left Rome. The Pons Fabricius (Italian: Ponte Fabricio, meaning "Fabricius' Bridge") is the oldest Roman bridge in Rome, Italy, still existing in its original…
Behind Castel Sant'Angelo, Roma, 5 x 7 in., Oil
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Behind Castel Sant'Angelo, Roma, 5 x 7 in, Oil

I did this landscape painting in a very pleasant little park behind The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo (English: Castle of the Holy Angel),  which  is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy.…
Veduta del Foro Romano (View of the Roman Forum) 5 x 7 in., Oil
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Veduta del Foro Romano (View of the Roman Forum), 5 x 7 in., Oil

I did this landscape painting looking south over the Roman Forum ruins in Rome,Italy. It was a busy spot with tourists until I spilled my mineral spirits on the ground ( accidentally, really!) and then people stayed away from me. The Roman…
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…
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…