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Castle de Monte, Italy

Castle de Monte, Italy

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Castle de Monte, Italy

In this evocative pen, ink, and watercolor painting, the viewer is transported to the picturesque town of Castel del Monte in Italy, where a stone archway offers a tantalizing glimpse of the world beyond. Framed by the weathered stone of the arch, the scene unfolds with a sense of timeless beauty and quiet intrigue.

Stone steps wind their way upward through the ancient wall, leading the eye toward an old wooden door that stands at the threshold of discovery. To the right, another stone arch beckons, its graceful curves echoing the architectural details of the surrounding landscape.

As sunlight filters through the archway, casting dappled shadows across the worn stone steps, the scene takes on a sense of ethereal beauty and mystery. Beyond the arch, the world unfolds in a wash of warm light, inviting the viewer to step into the sunlit embrace of the Italian countryside.

With its delicate interplay of pen lines and watercolor washes, the painting captures the timeless allure of Castel del Monte, where history and beauty converge in a symphony of light and shadow.

Paper Size

9" X 12"


- Stillman and Birn Nova beige-toned paper

- Pen, ink and watercolor

Uniqueness guarantee

This product is one of a kind and there are no duplicates of this painting. 

Framing options

This painting is available in a fiberglass 1" frame with clear glass. You may choose to have a 0.5" mount.

     Frame color options: Black / White / Brown

     Mount color options: Black / White / Brown / Grey

Please convey your choice of the mount and frame after you place the order by email at


The painting is done on a paper/canvas, while you are watching it on a backlit screen. Due to the inherent differences between these two media, the actual colors may differ slightly (but not too much) from the picture displayed here.

All images copyright 2005-2022 Shirish Deshpande. All rights reserved.

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Care Instructions

Do not expose to direct sunlight. Keep away from moisture.

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