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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Most people only know Orvieto in the summer and this summer was exceptionally hot and dry. And then the rains came….. This was the scene of devastation seen from Albernoz Castle on Monday 12 Nov, 2012. Scores of cars lie submerged in the station carpark. Businesses and homes are devastated – the damage is estimated […]Read More Etruscan city, Italy, Orvieto, Umbria
VULCI is one of the most picturesque spots in Italy and one of Camera Etrusca’s most popular photographic excursions. It boasts Etrusco-Roman ruins, a sinister mediaeval castle, an ancient high bridge, a deep canyon under stalactite cliffs, a rushing waterfall and a deep lake. Vulci was a rich and important Etruscan city founded about 800 […]Read More D.H.Lawrence, Etruscan city, George dennis, Lucien Bonaparte, Musignano, Vulci, Vulci photo excursion