Destination: Venice

Created as a souvenir painting, or perhaps a study for another work, this light-filled painting by Luigi Loir puts Venice at the top of my travel list. Look at those gondolas sitting idle, just waiting for me! Who doesn’t love a gondola ride? One such experience takes you right back to a day when Venice was a stage for velvet clad Doges and pagentry, not to mention the center of style, music and trade. But here’s another reason to start planning your trip…. Read more…

Destination: Marblehead, Massachusetts

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What a serene early summer evening! I want to be on that sailboat heading in from a great day on the water. William Stone was a Boston artist who often painted light-filled canvases depicting the New England coast like the picture above of Marblehead, MA.

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