Description Watercolor 15x11;Theatro Municipal is a highlight of the downtown area in Rio de Janeiro. This is one of Brazil's most well-known venues for opera, ballet, and classical music. The 1905 building is a work of art, inspired by the Paris Opera of Charles Garnier, resulting in an eclectic style. Statues representing Poetry and Music adorn the top of the building, created by Rodolfo Bernadelli. The interior holds about 2,365 people and imports like stained glass from France, rose-colored marble ceilings, and a 1,000 pound crystal bead chandelier set a lavish atmosphere. The facade features large marble columns and is notable for its stone staircase, and the three domes of the cover, one of them, in the center of the roof, with a copper golden eagle with its wings spread.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.