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Villa La Quercia: The Hemingway of Colors

Italian abstract painter Francesco Clemente had a vision. In 1963, he discovered an abandoned farmhouse in the Tuscan hills called Villa La Quercia, with a history dating back to the 17th century. Despite the objections of his family, he bought the dilapidated structure and took  years to renovate it back to its glory days. The..