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La Porta Gallery

Via Soccini 1 A, 53022, Buonconvento, Italy
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Beautiful gallery in charming Buonconvento.

While traveling in the Sienna district, don't miss Buonconvento and don't miss this little gem of a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Carolyn G
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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
Cute little town

We did a day trip from Siena to Buonconvent. It is only a 25 minute train ride and a 5 minute walk... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Rosanne M
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Orlando, Florida
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La Porta Gallery features local landscape paintings and other works by established international artists. Offers a unique opportunity to observe an artist at work. Site specific landscape painting commissions by artist directors available in various dimensions and surfaces. Open May through October by appointment and during special events and exhibitions.
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Via Soccini 1 A, 53022, Buonconvento, Italy
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

While traveling in the Sienna district, don't miss Buonconvento and don't miss this little gem of a gallery next to the Sienna gate. The beautiful paintings by Maddine Insalco and Joe Vinson capture the Italian landscape beautifully and a lot are done using centuries old...More

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Maddine, Owner at La Porta Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you Carolyn! It s always a pleasure to meet someone who appreciates art.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We did a day trip from Siena to Buonconvent. It is only a 25 minute train ride and a 5 minute walk to the center of town. The entry way is grand but not fancy. Wonderful town with only 3 main streets dotted with small...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2011

Beautiful, unique space to view work by Maddine Insalaco , Joe Vinson, and guest artists. The Plein Air landscapes are lovely and the owners will delight you with their knowledge and love of the area . Visit soon.

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Reviewed 15 October 2011

The charming town of Buonconvento, just 20 minutes south of Siena, offers the perfect base for touring the most beautiful part of Tuscany, if not all of Italy. And what adds a special feature to this "bella" village is the presence of "La Porta" gallery...More

Thank Rachel N
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Reviewed 15 October 2011

This tiny gallery, just near the main entrance gate to Buonconvento is full of delightful, mainly small, oils paintings of local scenes painted by the two owners. The smaller paintings are well priced, for the quality of the art, to take home as a lasting...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2011

This charming gallery is a must when in Tuscany. Artists Maddine &Joe have captured the beauty & serenity of the Tuscan countryside in jeweled colors that are unforgettable. You will have to use great discretion in selecting your favorite paintings, unless you are able to...More

Thank Janice L
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Reviewed 14 October 2011

A small friendly gallery featuring excellent plein air paintings by the owners Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson. Work includes scenes from a variety of locations including the nearby Tuscan landscape and there are enough painting sizes and prices to accommodate most any pocketbook. Be sure...More

Thank Gordon F
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Travel4ever72
25 March 2017|
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Response from Maddine | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes the gallery is still there BUT it is only open when we are in Italy which is late May through November.
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