Munich’s Marienplatz makes an appearance

oil painting: Marienplatz, entrance to S/U
Marienplatz S/U, 30 x 30 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante.

Marienplatz is Munich’s iconic main square, and it seems like a natural subject to take up if you’re painting this city. I do think it’s a lovely place, but it just doesn’t call to me the way other parts of the city do, so I haven’t painted it very much. This particular scene was fun to paint, though, focused more on the entrance to the underground trains and less on the monumental architecture.

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2 Responses to “Munich’s Marienplatz makes an appearance”

  1. Nicole says:

    I love this painting! I love city scenes and the bustle and life I get from this. I can hear the noise, the crowd, the conversation, city smells…all of it. Like I can walk in and join them!

  2. Jul says:

    Thanks, Nicole! It’s a very bustly square. :)

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