Gorizia tra Medioevo e Imperialità

The Venetian lion that controls the city

First stop at the Medieval Castle of Gorizia for the #italiagrandsketchingtour.

Here we are… first sketch of the Italia Grand Sketching Tour is Gorizia, city on the border with Slovenia and just half an hour drive from Trieste.

I have been only few times and I never came to the castle, to be honest. Unfortunately we could not go inside but I will go next time for sure.

This city has a crazy history… Venetian, Austrian, partly Yugoslavian… it is hard to keep track.

My sketch is the one of the entrance of the castle at the top of the hill. The Venetian lion  symbolize that it was built in peace time. Do you know why I know it?

Because its book is open

Painting of the Medieval Castle of Gorizia

Title of the painting ‘Medieval Castle of Gorizia’

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

Prints information:

  • Printed on white watercolor paper, numbered 1 to 50 and signed
  • Size 21 x 29.7 cm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
  • Shipped in a box
  • Certificate of authenticity will be sent with the print
Medieval Castle of Gorizia

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It is available for sale, original and numbered prints. Please let me know which subject you are interested in.

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