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 Church of the Immaculate Conception painted by RD Riccoboni, Old Town San Diego California. building started in 1867 and finished and dedicated in 1917. The Church has been in continuous operation since that time and the ties to the Founding Fathers remain strong. In fact, two of the original bells of the San Diego Mission still summon the faithful to worship: one in the Mission San Diego de Alcala in Mission Valley, the other one, here in the bell tower of Immaculate Conception Church in Old Town. Pope Gregory XVI bestowed a great honor on San Diego, as Old Town was originally called, when he made it the seat of the first Bishop of California. In December 1841, the Right Reverend Francisco Garcia Diego, O. F. M., arrived with his retinue and was assigned apartments in the home of Juan Bandini, now known as Casa Bandini - Cosmopolitan hotel which can be seen in my painting titled Calhoun Street.Nearby is Old Adobe Chapel was reconstructed in the 1930's, after the original structure was razed. The Adobe Chapel was the first parochial church in the first parish of California after the secularization of the missions in 1832. The Old Adobe Chapel was the setting for the fictional wedding of Ramona in Jackson's novel. In 1849, a small parish chapel was built and named Immaculate Conception. Now known as the Old Adobe Chapel, this preserved structure can be visited on Conde Street in Old Town. Construction on the present day church began in 1868. Souvenir art of California.Beacon Artworks Gallery is located in Old Town San Diego, the birthplace of California and showcases the San Diego Art and studio of RD Riccoboni, one of America's favorite artists.
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. Visit his studio and Beacon Artworks Gallery and Studio in 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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