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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Commercial Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 9 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

{HELP ME FIND ITALIAN ARTIST M. SOTGIU mother of Luigi Tramarollo}


WHO knows?!
Maybe this way I will be able to find the artist who made this beautiful chalk drawing from me in 1989. Her son Luigi Tramarollo was in the same hospital room in Valdobbiadene in Italy as was my husband Pieter. It was on December 29th of 1989 that this lady artist made the drawing. She asked me to bring some good coffee and she would draw me, while both visited our loved ones in the morning...
The first image is from a scan as it is very hard to capture... just click on any image for an enlarged view, especially for being able to read this artist's name...
Mirella Sotgiu, Italy
 That's where the drawing resides, above our fireplace mantel. It is framed again by Irok Gallery. You can see that we have quite a population of wooden angels from northern Italy. Will show those another time!
Please, IF anybody happens to know this gentleman, Luigi Tramarollo who is around his 40s by now, let us know where he resides.
Also if anyone happens to know his mother;
M. Sotgiu, let me know please!
My husband at that time did present Luigi a copy of his Italian book about Mushroom Growing: La Moderna Fungicoltura by P.J.C. Vedder.
Valdobbiadene where the hospital was, is also a very famous wine region.
The Prosecco Wine Route runs from Conegliano to Valdobbiadene a beautiful area where we lived and worked for one year. We were in the village of Cornuda on the foothills of the Dolomites. 
Fiume Piave, Italy - River Piave
In the spring of 1989 I have driven my most scenic route ever to work, along the river Piave from Pederobba to Quero. This photo gives you an idea of he scenery. Yes, we always have lived in areas with high mountains while working in the mushroom business. That's the best natural environment.
Modern Mushroom Growing by P.J.C. Vedder
Cultivo Moderno Del Champiñon by P.J.C. Vedder
and of course his book is also in Italian, as one of 8 official languages.


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5 comments:

  1. Hoi Mariette,

    Ik had je graag willen helpen, maar helaas.... Wat een mooie tekening van jou. Je ziet er zo jong uit!!

    Een fijne woensdag & veel succes met je zoektocht.

    Lieve groet, Madelief

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  2. Dear Mariette,
    what a wonderful painting. Mrs. Sotgiu must be a very talented artist. I have sent you an email with more informations.
    Lovely regards, Johanna

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  3. Nee sorry, Mariette, daar kan ik je niet verder mee helpen!
    Succes ermee!
    Have a nice week!
    Nicole

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  4. Hallo Mariette, leider kann auch ich nicht weiterhelfen.
    Das Potrait ist sehr gelungen!
    Lg Luna

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  5. Dear Mariette,

    What a beautiful painting. A memento to keep for lifetime.

    Doris

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