Italy

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Bill Zacha’s Italy

Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Roma

Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Roma (11-3-51). Ink drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ195120
Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Roma – 11-3-51 (1951). Ink and wash drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ195120

Santa Maria in Cosmedin today

Santa Maria in Cosmedin (Rome), now without the tower clock.
Santa Maria in Cosmedin (Rome), now without the tower clock.

Roma (Street Scene)

Rome, Street Scene (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195225
Roma (1952). Street scene. Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195225

Roma near Piazza Navona

Roma near Piazza Navona (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195215
Roma near Piazza Navona (1952). One of la Chiesa di Sant’Angese in Agone’s twin bell towers, by Francesco Borromini (c. 1652), is visible at the top right. Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195215

Chiesa di Sant’Angese in Agone today

The Chiesa di Sant'Angese in Agone stands on the western side of Piazza Navona. In Bill Zacha's Roma (1952), one of the church's twin bell towers (Francesco Borromini, c. 1652) is visible at the top right.
La Chiesa di Sant’Angese in Agone stands on the western side of Piazza Navona. View includes the church’s twin bell towers (Francesco Borromini, c. 1652).

Buddy Abancena

To Buddy Abancena from Bill Zacha (1951). Watercolor. WZ195110
Buddy Abancena (1951). Inscription: To Buddy Abancena from Bill Zacha – Ray – 1951. Watercolor. WZ195110
To Buddy Abancena from Bill Zacha (detail). 1951
Buddy Abancena (detail).

Rome

Rome, Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Forum (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195230
Rome (1952). Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Forum. Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195230

Mending Nets

Mending Nets (1952). Italy. Drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ195205

Positano

Positano (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195212

Positano today

Positano, Italy. Bill Zacha's 1952 vantage today.
Positano, Italy. Bill Zacha’s 1952 vantage today.

Rome 1949: Bill Zacha, Patience Molesworth & Carolyn Mason Jones

Bill and Pay. Photo by Carolyn Mason Jones (Rome 1949).

Piazza del Popolo, Roma

Piazza del Popolo, Roma, 1954 watercolor by Bill Zacha, a gift to his 1949 painting companion, Patience Molesworth (Pay).
Piazza del Popolo, Roma (1954). Santa Maria in Montesanto and Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Watercolor by Bill Zacha, a 1954 gift to his friend and 1949 painting companion, Patience Molesworth (Pay). WZ195420

Another Piazza del Popolo watercolor

Inside the Albert Brown House, Bill and Jennie Zacha with friends (1959). Fran Moyer (left) , Jennie (center), Bill (standing), One of Bill's watercolors of the Piazza del Popolo over the fireplace, and one of Fran Moyer's welded steel sculptures to the side.
Jennie and Bill Zacha (far right).  Another of Bill’s watercolors of the Piazza del Popolo hangs over the fireplace.

Piazza del Popolo today

The twin churches of Santa Maria in Montesanto, and Santa Maria dei Miracoli in Piazza del Popolo, Rome. Photo by Berthold Werner (detail).
The twin churches of Santa Maria in Montesanto and Santa Maria dei Miracoli in Piazza del Popolo, Rome. Photo by Berthold Werner (detail).

Scario Campanile

Scario, Campanile, Chiesa dell' Immacolada (1979). Drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ197921
Scario, Campanile, Chiesa dell’ Immacolada (1979). Drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ197921
Campanile, Chiesa dell Immacolada, Scario, Italy (2008).
Campanile, Chiesa dell Immacolada, Scario, Italy (2008).

Scario below Monte Bulgheria

Scario, below Monte Bulgheria (1979). Drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ197920
Scario, below Monte Bulgheria (1979). Drawing by Bill Zacha. WZ197920
Scario, Italy below Monte Bulgheria (2008).
Scario, Italy below Monte Bulgheria (2008).

Il Faro, Scario

Il Faro, Scario (1990). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ199003
Il Faro, Scario (1990). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ199003
Il Faro, Scario, Italy.
Il Faro (the lighthouse), Scario, Italy.

La Punta, Scario

La Punta, Scario, Italy (1990). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ199001
La Punta, Scario (1990). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ199001

Bill Zacha’s Spain

El Ropo, Malaga

El Ropo, Malaga (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195201
El Ropo, Malaga (1952). Fishermen haul a boat up the beach at la Farola dei Puerto. Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195201

Farola dei Puerto

Farola dei Puerto (lighthouse), Malaga, Spain
Postcard view of Farola dei Puerto (lighthouse), Malaga, Spain

Sevilla

Sevilla, Spain (1952). Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195205
Sevilla (1952). Street scene. Watercolor by Bill Zacha. WZ195205

Bill Zacha: A Life Well Lived
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The Zacha Bronzetti
William Zacha’s Legacy
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