Friday, December 6, 2013

Italy: Those Wonderful Doors and Windows .....

I went a little crazy.  I was so taken with the uniqueness of the doors and windows along those narrow streets in the towns and villages.  There are no single family dwellings; residents live in apartments behind these very tall and very old walls.  Sometimes, behind these walls, are large courtyards. I wish I could have seen one. The doors literally open right on the street (as you can see in the last photograph).   Here are only a  few examples . I am thinking about perhaps painting some of them.  It occurred to me that even our very old homes are so much newer than these buildings and our windows and doors are now  quite standardized (ie; Anderson Doors and Windows).  I did not see any two windows or doors the same.  I am guessing there are not a lot of government regulations regarding the safety of decorative ironwork.
  How glorious are these !


Phyl P said...

Fantastic doors and windows - so beautiful, I have always wanted to go there.

Phyl P said...

Thank you so much for sharing your trip, your art is incredible.

Jude Ongley said...

Thank you Phyl! I am glad you stopped by to read. Italy was a dream come true for me, and it did not disappoint!
I appreciate your viewing my art:)