Painting Photo

This scene has always reminded me of an old, poor, rundown part of a Mediterranean village. Or maybe the backside of Venice.
I suspect it's a multi-million dollar Manly view.

Is this a famous runner?

Flickr: Is this a famous runner?
You know the one - Wellingtonian, runs cross-country or maybe Triathlon or something equally exhausting. Or maybe she's a bike rider ... anywho - is that her?