Mount San Salvatore, Lugano, Switzerland
I bought this postcard at an antique shop just because it was so ridiculous. What led the designer to cut out some wildflowers and try to make them look like a hillside in what was otherwise quite a nice photo? This was not butchery in the heat of passion, but premeditated, as you can see by the zigzagging edge to emphasize the grass blades!
“Doesn’t the painting look like it should be hanging in a hotel?” my friend wrote on the back.
I agree. Here’s a California landscape painting I like:
A seed packet postcard!