Church of the Purgatory in Marsala, Sicily

Church of the Purgatory in Marsala

Walking in the heart of old town in Marsala

The Church of Purgatory in Marsala appears while walking in the side streets during the #italiagrandsketchingtour.

I decided to paint this church because of the perspective it offered. The square in front is narrow and the fountain is beautiful and huge, it occupies most of the space. The first time I passed here it was windy and the water was flying everywhere, making almost impossible to walk through.

I tried to do something different in the choice of the shot that could make it interesting the portrait of the church of Purgatory in Marsala and this choice continued when I decided to try something different in the coloring. And I love the result. What do you think?

This is not a very important church, but somehow this is why I love my tour. Beauty is everywhere and it is just about trusting your feeling and finding it in every corner and accepting that it cannot always be what others consider beauty. It is all about you and your sensitivity. Trust yourself, enjoy and share it if you want. Let’s show the world’s beauty!

Title of the Painting ‘Church of the Purgatory in Marsala’

This is a painting from the Italia Grand Sketching Tour Collection, a series of original ink and watercolor paintings done on location during my tour to discovery the  marvelous Italian heritage. All paintings are also available as numbered and originally signed prints.

The painting is also featured in the book about my motorbike Italian tour. By acquiring this work you will get to know better Italy also thanks to a personalized story about this place that I will include in the package.

Painting information:

  • Watercolor and ink on white paper
  • Size 19 x 28.5 cm (7.5 x 11.2 inches)
  • Shipped in a box
  • Certificate of authenticity will be sent with the painting

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