Ice Skating in Marostica Italy Watercolour Print | Prints of Ice Skating in Italy – Alan Reed
Marostica is a little town in the province of Vincenza, mostly known for its delicious cherries (Festival in May) and the live chess game (September every 2 years in even-numbered years)
The Piazza in front of the castle (castello inferior) became an ice rink for the locals to skate on throughout the day and into the night.
I found the whole scene an inspiration that captured something of the joy, fun and excitemenrt of Christmas.
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Marostica is a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy. It is mostly famous for its living chess event and for growing cherries.
In the second week end of September in the even-numbered year, a game of chess using live pieces is played. After the First World War, members of the local chess club began playing chess in the main square and decided to play a game of chess using people dressed as the game pieces. Every odd year the piazza turns into an Ice Skating Rink during the winter.
Ice Skating Italy Prints
In 2005 I had a solo exhibition of my paintings in Marostica, a small town in the Veneto region of Italy. We followed up our Visit to Marostica later in the year. We were delighted to see this spectacular scene of the locals Ice Skating. So much that i just got straight into painting the fabulous scene to catch the moment.
For Ice Skating in Marostica Prints you will find all you need at Alan Reed Art Gallery in Ponteland. Also available are Christmas Cards of the Ice Skating.