Perugia Street Scene

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Image size: 530.00 x 350.00 mm

An Original Fine Art Watercolour Painting

The first time Susan and I visited Perugia was in March 2002. I remember taking the escalators up to the historic centre and being very aware of the chilling wind that blew down Via Vannucci. We’ve since been to Perugia many times during warmer times of the year.

On a recent Painting Holiday to Italy we took our guests to Perugia, a large town in Umbria which has lots of narrow streets winding their way to the top. I noticed this particular street called Via dell’Orso which was mainly in shadow apart from a shaft of sunlight breaking out to catch different aspects of the architecture in the distance.

 

I quickly whipped out my sketchbook and did this small watercolour making sure that I captured not only the sunlight and shadows but also the figure to provide a sense of scale and interest.

This larger studio painting has been painted on beautiful handmade watercolour paper from Fabriano.

 

Watch a short video painting different aspects of this watercolour.

To enquire about this original painting please contact

 
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Perugia

An Original Painting of Perugia Street Scene was created from an initial sketch which i did on location. Perugia is the capital of the Umbrian region. It’s known for its defensive walls around the historic center. The medieval Priori Palace exhibits regional art from the 13th century onward.

Perugia Street Scene and other paintings and prints of Italy can be found on www.alanreed.com

The Weekender

Following in the footsteps of the Perugini, the best way to experience the town’s historical centre is by joining the daily ritual of the passeggiata. The passeggiata is a leisurely stroll along Corso Vannucci which begins at the 13th- century monumental fountain and ends by the Rocca Paolina. Here you will find breathtaking views across the hazy, hilly, evergreen countryside. The walk reveals the city’s Etruscan, Roman, medieval and renaissance heritage all blended in elegant harmony.

The first time Susan and I visited Perugia was March 2002. I remember taking the escalators up to the historic centre and being very aware of the cold chilling wind that blew down the main street.

Painting Holiday

On a recent Painting Holiday to Italy we took our guests to Perugia, a large town in Umbria. Perugia has lots of narrow streets winding their way to the top. I noticed this particular street called Via dell’Orso which was very narrow. It was mainly in shadow apart from a shaft of sunlight breaking out to catch different aspects of the architecture in the distance.

 

I quickly whipped out my sketchbook and did this small watercolour.  I made sure that I captured not only the sunlight and shadows but also the figure to provide a sense of scale and interest.

This larger studio painting has been painted on beautiful handmade watercolour paper from Fabriano.

Video

 

Watch a short video showing me painting different aspects of this watercolour.

Perugia is a beautiful Italian city and the capital of the Umbria region. It’s known for its chocolate and defensive walls around the historic center.

To enquire about this original painting please contact

 

Additional information

Weight 1.00 kg
Dimensions 1.00 × 350.00 × 530.00 cm

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