Photo by Jim LaneHis name is Marco. He sets up in the shade of the prestigious
Academia Museum in Venice. I bought one of his oil paintings (below, left).
Photo by Jim LaneMarco's art, in the fine tradition
of Venice's Canaletto.
Photo by Jim LaneThe Lindos Acropolis, 2010, on the island of
Rhodes, my first street vendor art investment.
|The Piazzetta Looking North, 1730s, Canaletto. The tourist garb has changed; the sidewalk cafes are missing; but far greater than the differences are those
features of St. Mark's Square which are totally unchanged today.