Freud, Orvieto and Signorelli Freud, Orvieto, Signorelli: the Renaissance frescoes by Luca Signorelli had a profound effect upon Freud. In the entrance hall of Freud’s last home in London, on the right, is a picture of Tivoli, a reminder that Italy was his favourite holiday destination and his spiritual home. 50 years after his death […]Read More
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Freud and a Tale of Three Cities: Vienna, London and……. Orvieto. The Vienna home in Berggasse 19 is easy to spot (he lived and worked in a modest, of the dark flat on the mezzanine floor by to the Freud sign); London, 20 Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead is by comparison quite understated, just the Blue Plaque; […]Read More Freud, not just photography, Orvieto, photo trip, photography workshop tour, photography-workshop, St Patrick well, Umbria
Mock Gothic Horror: painted by Whistler, photographed by Cameron, the tragic story of Christine Spartali, Contessa Cahen. Near Orvieto on a ridge looking over a deep valley into Southern Tuscany stands a sinister looking castle in the mock-Gothic style of the late nineteenth century. It once belonged to the immensely rich Cahen family, still remembered […]Read More Italy hidden treasure to photograph, photo trip, photographic set, photography workshop tour, photography-workshop
A photo workshop day trip from Orvieto to the Sibilline Mountains in July. Castelluccio di Norcia is well known the world over amongst photographers for its picturesque vales of wild flowers at all times of the year – except when it is under snow which at 1500m is for most of the winter. It is […]Read More Castelluccio photo trip, Italy hidden treasure to photograph, photo trip, photography workshop tour
Join the Camera Etrusca weekend photo workshop in Rome to discover the artists that contributed to its grandeur. The Rome workshop started on the first day with a visit to The Vatican a short walk from our B&B in Prati. We arrived at St Peter’s at 9 to avoid the crowds and only had to […]Read More baldachin, bernini, dome, Italy, michelangelo, photo trip, photography workshop tour, photography-workshop, Rome photo workshop, st peter's, vatican