Contemporary painter Michael Alford creates a beguiling impression of a historic area populated with figures, captured in Florence. This piece is employed with the artist’s unique, signiture mark-making techniques that gracefully describe the character of the city’s architecture. Gestures involved in the piece imbues the image with a fervous expression, animating the scene so it mirrors the excitement and joy elicited from discovering the hidden corners of new places. This figurative street level view portrays an original perspective, implying a fresh outlook. The fascinating image is suffused with serene muted hues reminiscent of the Romanesque urban landscape. This landscape study is painted in oils on panel, hand signed by the artist and ready to be displayed.