The Towers of San Gimignano

A Micheli, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Italy in 1919.
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About the Work
When you first look at this painting, you think it might be New York or Chicago but it’s San Gimignano in Italy. I haven’t been to Italy yet but a painting like this makes me want to go directly to the travel office.
Hamish McDouall, Mayor of Whanganui, for the My Choice exhibition
Image 360 x 375mm
Frame 497 x 516 x 47mm
oil on board
San Gimignano, a small town in Tuscany, is well known for the survival of its medieval towers and architecture.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased on behalf of the Gallery by Mr and Mrs J.A. Neame, 1922.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
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