Thursday, 7 February 2013

The art of Jose Lorenzi

Card no 386 -  Martine
Oil painting by Jose Lorenzi
Country: France
Place: Corsica
Received: 5th February 2013
Distance:   942 miles
Travelled for:  4 days

From his childhood memories of the windswept Cap Corse, the painter José Lorenzi remembered the intense blue as a symbol of the fierce light of the Mediterranean summer. He started painting marine watercolours at six years old and now his paintings can be found in collections throughout the world. 

In Bastia, in its José Lorenzi Gallery, there is a permanent exhibition of paintings where he sometimes receives his friends and loyal supporters.

In 2008 Liverpool was the European Capital of Culture.  In 2013 it is the turn of Marseilles as shown on this stamp.


  1. This card is amazing... It definitely goes to the brand new "Inspiration" part of my postcrossing blog with a link to your blog, Scriptor (if you don't mind ;)

    1. I'm more than happy for you to use it. (And thanks for the Nesvizh Castle card which arrived this morning - another World Heritage Site for my collection).


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