[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Thursday, 12 June, 2003, 12:45 GMT 13:45 UK
In Pictures: Paintings from Tuscany
Portrait by Bryan Organ, who wrote the foreword for the book
1 of 8
Artist Douglas Smith describes some paintings from his book about Tuscany.
2 of 8
"I can understand why the mayor has appealed to his friends including Tony Blair to save this beautiful town (San Gimignano)."
3 of 8
"It is unforgettable to stumble upon a picturesque group of umbrella pines on the coast of Tuscany."
4 of 8
"To wake early and see the buildings (of San Gallgano) emerging out of the morning mist is pure magic."
5 of 8
"The enormous fan shaped Piazza del Campo in the centre of Siena."
6 of 8
"It is difficult not to retain the vision of translucent red poppies associated with Tuscany."
7 of 8
"Brunelleschi designed the exquisite Pazzi Chapel in 1430."
8 of 8
"How aptly named the 'Field of Miracles' that describes this wonderful collection of buildings on Campo dei Miracoli in Pisa."

Tuscan touch in the Midlands
12 Jun 03  |  Leicestershire

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific