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The annual art exhibition at Villa Olmo on Lake Como was in doubt this year, but a few weeks ago it was confirmed that for 2011 you will be able to see works by Giovanni Boldini and other artists of the Belle Epoque.

The exhibition opens next week on Friday the 25th of March and runs until July the 24th.  The Villa is right on the lake edge with beautiful gardens, not far from Como town centre (map). As well as the works of Boldini you will be able to see pieces by Giuseppe De Nittis, Federico Zandomeneghi and Vittorio Corcos.

Lady in Red by Giovanni Boldini

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There’s a a big art exhibition each year at Villa Olmo in Como, and while we were there a few days ago, I saw the advert for this year!

See Reubens at Villa Olmo!

So, as you can hopefully see from the picture, the exhibition runs from the 27th March to the 25th of July 2010.

The weather was cold but sunny, while we were there and the lake and mountains still looked stunning. Como is a great town to wander round, with many lovely individual shops. I’m aiming to post some photos that I took while we were there.

 

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