Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistRD Riccoboni Platinum Member CollectionSanDiego
Description San Diego Gaslamp by RD Riccoboni acrylic on canvas 2006The old Victorian Gaslamp section of downtown San Diego California is the oldest original downtown in the Golden State that is still standing in tact. Thanks to limited seismic activity and no fires.The Loius Bank of Commerce (left) was built by the siblings of the Hotel Del Coronado. Wyatt Earp (1848-1929) arrived in San Diego after his Tombstone days. He invested heavily from 1885 to 1887, in Stingaree district real estate and saloons. Earp owned or leased four saloons and gambling halls; the most famous was the Oyster Bar, pictured to the left in this painting by Riccoboni was located in the Louis Bank Building on Fifth Avenue. Upstairs was the Golden Poppy Hotel a brothel run by a fortune teller.Next door to the right is the Nesmith-Greeley Building, built in 1888 it held the Law Office of Mrs. Clara Shortridge Foltz. The first woman admitted to the State Bar of CaliforniaBeacon Artworks Gallery, shows the San Diego paintings by California artist RD Riccoboni. These art pieces tell the story of San Diego from Old Town to today, created in bold color. The birthplace of California - Old Town, San Diego is featured at the gallery, as well as the first mission and colonial building in the western United States, Mission San Diego De Alcala. Visit the Spanish Colonial fantasy of Balboa Park, the historic Gaslamp district, Little Italy, Point Loma, La Jolla and Coronado Island. The gallery takes you on a colorful tour through art of Americas finest city, San Diego, with paintings by one of Americas favorite artists, RD Riccoboni. Riccoboni appreciates both new and old San Diego, along with the California history that surrounds these settings. The artist went out in search of old homes to paint, and soon realized there was so much more beauty in the overall experience of his city and county and recreate in art a mix of everyday activity in neighborhood street scenes, all in bold color that te
RD Riccoboni, San Diego Member Since January 2007 Artist Statement RD Riccoboni® is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), and best-selling author. Influenced by his early years living in the Connecticut suburbs of New York City this self-taught artist, credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration. The artist resides and paints in San Diego, California and is a member of the historic arts colony at Spanish Village Arts Center in Balboa Park San Diego.
RD Riccoboni paintings on canvas and paper depict his travels and local interest. Subjects include the story of San Diego, California, landscape, cityscape, portraiture, street-scenes, public events, and everyday happenings and friends. His palette is derived from the bold colors of the original rainbow flag. These Colors represent, sexuality, health, sunshine, nature, art, harmony, and spirit. RD Riccoboni internationally recognized work represents community, a sense of place in a positive and life affirming manner.
A fan of architecture RD Riccoboni is currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape.
To learn and discover more about the award winning artist and his accomplishments visit his official website at http://riccoboni.com
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