Sitting in our Painting

7 Sep

Two years ago, we bought a wonderful Allesandro Bulli watercolor from Ivan at Il Pozzo Galleria. We chose it because it depicts a view we see here daily – the view from Piazza Signorelli into Piazza Republicca. At home, it hangs over our breakfast room table and brings a smile to my face daily.

Allesandro Bulli

Allesandro Bulli

Late this afternoon, after a pretty steep 4.5 mile walk, we headed to Cacio Brillo for a glass of wine and some bruschette. As we sat, I felt as if I was sitting in our painting enjoying the same view, so I took a photo of it.



At Cacio Brillo, we chose four bruschette: artichokes/pecorino, fresh tomatoes, fresh porcini mushrooms, and one liver pate for Len (not depicted!).



Eating the bruschette and sipping some red wine, Len’s was Chianti and mine from Bolgheri, (western part of Tuscany), we took in the scenery as we enjoyed music from a flamenco guitarist in the piazza.



Piazza life – such a civilized way to spend a sunny afternoon.



9 Responses to “Sitting in our Painting”

  1. Florence Larsen September 7, 2015 at 1:25 PM #

    Belissima e deliciouso!!!

    Sent from my iPad


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  2. Sandy Holswade September 7, 2015 at 2:44 PM #


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  3. bestson808 September 7, 2015 at 2:56 PM #

    “Living the Dream”

    Absolutely perfecto!!!

    BIG Hugz, miss you both and it was very cool to see Leonard sitting behind the bushes. 🙂

    Charles on island

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  4. September 7, 2015 at 5:14 PM #

    How fantastic …enjoy!!

    Sent from my iPhone


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  5. Ishita September 8, 2015 at 12:15 AM #

    Wow! That painting and picture. I could stare at it for hours ❤ beautiful!

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  6. jean September 8, 2015 at 10:10 AM #

    Wonderful painting! How did you know we just bought a couple of small sketchbooks? Pen and ink this trip but you have made us consider watercolors for future trips.
    Your photos are beautiful. You are a great source of inspiration, Judy … and potential weight gain.


    • blogginginitaly September 8, 2015 at 12:31 PM #

      Thanks…all good except your last comment. 🙂 Just need to walk enough and not a problem!


      • jean September 8, 2015 at 2:29 PM #

        Got it! But your prodigious walking is a tough standard to meet 🙂

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