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Beautiful gallery in charming Buonconvento.

While traveling in the Sienna district, don't miss Buonconvento and don't miss this little gem of a... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Carolyn G
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
Cute little town

We did a day trip from Siena to Buonconvent. It is only a 25 minute train ride and a 5 minute walk... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2017
Rosanne M
Orlando, Florida
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Oct 23, 2017
“Beautiful gallery in charming Buonconvento.”
Apr 23, 2017
“Cute little town”
La Porta Gallery features local landscape paintings and other works by established international artists. Offers a unique opportunity to observe an artist at work. Site specific landscape painting commissions by artist directors available in various...more
Via Soccini 1 A, 53022, Buonconvento, Italy
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

While traveling in the Sienna district, don't miss Buonconvento and don't miss this little gem of a gallery next to the Sienna gate. The beautiful paintings by Maddine Insalco and Joe Vinson capture the Italian landscape beautifully and a lot are done using centuries old...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Carolyn G
Maddine, Owner at La Porta Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you Carolyn! It s always a pleasure to meet someone who appreciates art.

Reviewed April 23, 2017

We did a day trip from Siena to Buonconvent. It is only a 25 minute train ride and a 5 minute walk to the center of town. The entry way is grand but not fancy. Wonderful town with only 3 main streets dotted with small...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rosanne M
Reviewed October 15, 2011

Beautiful, unique space to view work by Maddine Insalaco , Joe Vinson, and guest artists. The Plein Air landscapes are lovely and the owners will delight you with their knowledge and love of the area . Visit soon.

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed October 15, 2011

The charming town of Buonconvento, just 20 minutes south of Siena, offers the perfect base for touring the most beautiful part of Tuscany, if not all of Italy. And what adds a special feature to this "bella" village is the presence of "La Porta" gallery...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed October 15, 2011

This tiny gallery, just near the main entrance gate to Buonconvento is full of delightful, mainly small, oils paintings of local scenes painted by the two owners. The smaller paintings are well priced, for the quality of the art, to take home as a lasting...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed October 14, 2011

This charming gallery is a must when in Tuscany. Artists Maddine &Joe have captured the beauty & serenity of the Tuscan countryside in jeweled colors that are unforgettable. You will have to use great discretion in selecting your favorite paintings, unless you are able to...More

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Janice L
Reviewed October 14, 2011

A small friendly gallery featuring excellent plein air paintings by the owners Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson. Work includes scenes from a variety of locations including the nearby Tuscan landscape and there are enough painting sizes and prices to accommodate most any pocketbook. Be sure...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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March 25, 2017|
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Response from Maddine | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes the gallery is still there BUT it is only open when we are in Italy which is late May through November.
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