Sunday, November 7, 2010
Village Lane In Tuscany
9 x 12 oil on canvas panel
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Across the avenue from the small hilltop village of Cignano (pronounced Chin-ya-no) in Tuscany is this pretty lane. It leads to fields of olive trees and vineyards.
In my paintings I find that I gravitate toward scenes that have some evidence of people in them. While it's not a popular point of view, I do feel that we have a place in the land and I enjoy documenting the moments when our presence adds to the beauty of the landscape.
Which do you prefer, the pristine beauty of an untouched landscape or one where there is some evidence of humanity?
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