Black and White Works

Mi reino de las dos Sicilias:
sketches from trips to Naples and Sicily

This page contains a few images from my travel sketchbook to the south of Italy, reflecting the palimpsest of  Greek Byzantine, Islamic, Jewish, and Spanish Aragonese and Bourbon history that characterizes these areas.

Syracusa -- Needle in old Jewish quarter
                color pencil 11" x 14"

Syracusa -- a study of "Greek" light
                  color pencil 11" x 14"

Norman column in  the Duomo of Palermo
                  color pencil 11" x 14"

Palermo: San Cataldo and La Martorana
              color pencil 11" x 14"

Naples  --- Castel dell'OVO
                  color pencil 11" x 14"

San Gaetano Napoli.jpeg

El canto de San Caetano 
Naples
color pencil 11" x 14"

Monte Santo
Naples
color pencil 11" x 14"

Noto -- labyrinth pattern
color pencil 11" x 14"

Villa Armerina -- la Collina d'Oro
color pencil 11" x 14"

Napolitani Lungomare.jpg

Bronze tones in Naples Lungomare
color pencil 8"  x  11"

Rooftops --- Siracusa
color pencil 11" x 14"

Santa Lucia with Faro.jpg

Santa Lucia Faro
color pencil 11" x 14"

Clotheslines Quartiere Spagnolo.jpg

Spaccanapoli Clotheslines
color pencil 11" x 14"

Santa Lucia Lighthouse Naples.jpg

Santa Lucia Faro
pastel 19" x 25

Spaccanapoli Clothesline Naples.jpg

Spaccanapoli Clothesline
pastel 19"  x 25"

Santa Maria della Sanita Federico Parten

La Sanità from Elevator
pastel 19"  x 25"

San Gregorio Armeno.jpeg

Nilo Church Stairway Naples
pencil 8"  x 11"

Sketchbook pencils and sharpener.jpg