The cityscape drawings. A selection of recent and older ink drawings of the cities I admire.
dated 2013 until 2020
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View over Milan at night seen through a fish eye lens perspective.
Imaginary city at night.
The Rue Soufflot leading down to the Jardin de Luxembourg seen from the Panthéon.
Imaginary Dutch town at night with rising moon.
The village of Atrani in bright sunshine on the Amalfi coast near Naples.
Imaginary Italian town high up on a hill at moonrise.
Nighttime view over Hoboken, New Jersey with brightly illuminated Manhattan in the background.
This imaginary city is an amalgamation of Naples, Catania and Palermo with a volcano as mighty as Mount Etna looming over this exuberant baroque town
Imaginary city in Belgium based on Antwerp, Ghent, Bruges, Louvain and Brussels.
Haarlem seen from the north with the Spaarne river in the foreground.
A forgotten corner of Venice somewhere between Canareggio and Castello.
View over Milan at night with the Galleria, the Duomo and Torre Velasca clearly visible.
View over the ancient heart of Naples, better known as Spaccanapoli (split Naples).
Groningen in Holland on a snowy evening seen from the west. The foreground is pure fiction but the rest is fairly accurate.
The medieval Piazza del Campo in Siena with the gothic Palazzo Pubblico on a hot summer afternoon.
Venice in morning sun seen from Giudecca. The Alps are visible on the horizon.
Arrival in an imaginary city including impressions from New York, Montreal, Budapest and many other places. Spent over two years of discontinuous work on this major piece.
Imaginary town in the South of France on a warm summer afternoon.
Wholly imaginary city composed of impressions from many, often unrelated places in both North America and Europe.
Imaginary village somewhere in the Maritime provinces of Canada.
Nocturnal panorama of Venice with from left to right the grand Canal, the Salute church, Saint Mark's square and basilica, the ducal palace and the Riva.
One of the great avenues on Manhattan during rush hour.
Imaginary town in the south of France on a hill overlooking a vast plain and distant mountains.
Imaginairy hill village high above the rocky Amalfi coast.
Imaginary mountain village in the Canton of Ticino in the south of Switzerland
Florence skyline seen from the rose garden.
Manhattan and the Hudson seen from the north at night. Along the Hudson a train can be seen approaching its final call, Penn Station.
A village in the heart of Vermont with the Green Mountains in the background.
Imaginary city based on Genoa, Naples and Triest at Night.
View over the market in Groningen seen in the low sunlight of a wintry afternoon.
Panorama at night of the Caste District, the Danube and the gracious bridges linking old Buda with 19th century Pest on the opposite side of the river.
An imaginary town in Transylvania (Romania) based on Sibiu and Brasov close to the snow covered Carpathians.
Imaginary town in Holland by one of the great rivers under a typically Dutch winter sky.
Commissioned drawing of Groningen seen from the north. One of my favourite drawings of 2017.
Imaginary village by the Frech Riviera.
An imaginairy square on Manhattan seen the bright low light of a winter afternoon.
Village in the mountainous hinterland of the French or Italian Riviera.
terraced houses going uphill somewhere in the North of England.
Plaza Real seen in bright sunlight in the old heart of Barcelona. The famous Ramblas is just visible in the background.
Morning in the Cannaregio neighbourhood in Venice. In the background the lagoon and Alps are visible.
A market somewhere in London. Similar in appearance to the famous Portobello Road Market.
The old centre of Lyon and the river Saone illuminated by the rising full moon.
The promenade in Béziers overlooking the river Orb and Montaigne Noire on a warm summer evening.
A town in England based on Lincoln and York. The centrepiece of this drawing and town is its majestic gothic cathedral.
The old centre of Genoa in bright midday sunlight.
The Grand Canal near the Academy bridge after dark.
View over Central Park and 5th Avenue from the south.
View over the old town of Berne with the Alps in the background.
Grand Place in a Flemish city.
Portrait of the eccentric capital of Romania, Bucharest. In the foreground the wide, open Unification Square (Piata Unirii) is visible and in the background the impressive Palace of Parliament.
View from The City looking south towards London Bridge and the Shard.