Sunday, May 17, 2009
Church in Baveno
I painted this from a photo I snapped on a wonderful trip to northern Italy in October, 2001. We stayed each night at the Hotel Lido Palace in Baveno, a wonderful, elegant, welcoming hotel owned and run by the D'Amico family. (I've posted a painting of the operatic patriarch, Paulo D'Amico at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cschaertl-painter/2725648409/in/photostream/) I've wanted to return ever since, but I in still indulge mini-vacations by reviewing my photos (and 0ccassionally painting a scene from the trip).