Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Stone, Bronze and Iron

Vittorio Emanuele II by Augusto Rivalta, LivornoThe statue of “Vittorio Emanuele II” by Augusto Rivalta.Ironwork on a window, LivornoQuite elaborate ironwork on a fanlight window.Sea monster by Pietro Tacca (copy), LivornoPortrait of a sea monster, part of the fountains by Pietro Tacca.Palazzo San Sebastiano, LivornoThe terrace above the loggia of “Palazzo San Sebastiano”.Banco di Napoli, LivornoWindow grate with the monogram of the former “Banco di Napoli” in “Via Cairoli”.

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17 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

These are incredible VP. Really nice.

Traveling Hawk said...

I like the ironwork and the seamonster is interesting!

ρομπερτ said...

Faces and letters that write history. Impressive.


Please have a good Tuesday.

daily athens

Halcyon said...

That sea monster is sort of creepy looking! Nice shots.

Farmchick said...

A very eye catching series of shots. Love the statue!

Theanne and Baron said...

Extremely representative photos of Stone, Bronze and Iron. My favorites are the "fan" window, the window grate and the sea monster (he really is quite interesting).

Jack said...

What a great collection of decorative metal objects. This was a fruitful walk, VP.

Randy said...

That is one scary sea monster.

cieldequimper said...

I particularly like the horse and the window.

Dina said...

For those with eyes to see and a camera to shoot, your streets offer the most diverse and interesting attractions.

Cezar and Léia said...

Amazing set of iron details and I love the sculpture, the horse and the brave important man!
Vittorio is a "name"always present in my family, I like a lot! :)
Léia

joo said...

My favourite is fanlight windows, however all are lovely!
By the way, I scheduled some ironworks for this wee as well:)

Leif Hagen said...

I love the top statue of the horse and rider! Very regal!

Kaori said...

I've never seen anything like that fanlight window! So fashionable :-D

Gunn said...

Again, you have eyes for beautiful details.
Thanks for sharing!:)

JM said...

The fanlight window and the Sea Monster are amazing! Love them both.

Small City Scenes said...

You see the best stuff. I like the ironwork on the half window. MB