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Art Print Notes:
There’s something magical about the Trevi Fountain. It really screams La Dolce Vita to me! That’s the spirit of not just Rome, but Italy. It’s an Italian phrase that translates literally to The Sweet Life. The saying became well-known thanks to a 1960’s film that featured a scene at the beautiful baroque fountain – the largest in Rome. That film, of course, was Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, one of several movies that have featured the landmark.
I will never forget encountering the Trevi for the first time on a cold winter day. I had seen photos but nothing prepares you for that impossibly tiny piazza overflowing with people living La Dolce Vita in Rome! It’s truly a tourist mecca with people in every nook and cranny trying to see the 18th century fountain. And when you stand there check-to-cheek with so many merry-makers, somehow it has the feeling of a party or a concert rather than an oppressive throng of people. It’s still startling to me, though, how such a large fountain was wedged into such a small space in the first place. It feels like it belong in one of Rome’s much larger piazzas.
This artwork is based on photos I took on multiple visits to that crowded piazza during my time in Italy. It’s my dreamy take on that beautiful baroque fountain but removed from the crowds and even the surrounding architecture. In a way it’s like the day-dream beach some people have – the happy place where they escape in their mind. But my happy place is a beautiful little fountain in Italy, a place I go when I want to remember what La Dolce Vita was all about. I can taste gelato even now as I look at this Rome print. How about you?
Have you had the pleasure of seeing the Trevi Fountain in person? Or does this La Dolce Vita print simply speak to you of a dreamy place you’d love to go? I hope you’ll take a moment to share your favorite aspect of this print.
Wonder what past print buyers think?
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
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