#678 Dolcedo

150 x 50 cm

Oil on Canvas

Donna has always loved the abandoned, ruined and crumbling buildings she comes across in her travels. This very old street in Dolcedo was a long stretch of doorways and windows and ancient stone walls and the red wall became the focal point for this piece of Donna’s.

About Dolcedo

Dolcedo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southwest of Genoa and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northwest of Imperia.

The communal seat, Piazza, is located in the lower valley of the Prino stream. The other main centers are Isolalunga, Costa Carnara, Bellissimi and Lecchiore. Dolcedo borders the following municipalities: Badalucco, Civezza, Imperia, Montalto Ligure, Pietrabruna, Prelà, Taggia, and Vasia.

Donna McKellar’s son in law was born in Dolcedo.