Sunday, January 22, 2012

Looking at the Sea

Ferdinando I de' Medici by Giovanni Bandini, 1601, LivornoFerdinando I de' Medici, looking at the sea, is thinking: “I am tired of the mainland, I need a break on the islands”.

See also: What Statues Think - What Leopold Is Thinking - What Time Is It? - Sad Nereid - Guerrino of Montenero - Fisherman's Thought - Horseback Thinking - Caged Emperor - Garibaldi's Doubt - A Ticket Too Much

19 comments:

Traveling Hawk said...

you used a good angle to make us think that he really has this in mind...:)

Robert Geiss said...

It is indeed a different life upon an Island. A kind Sunday for you all.

Luis Gomez said...

I am with him!

Lois Evensen said...

To the islands! We're leaving later this week. ;)

Randy said...

Very powerful stance. Nice capture.

Dina said...

Haha. I don't blame him for thinking that.

joo said...

I understand him:)

Cezar and Léia said...

Maybe he's upset because of the gulls and pigeons flying over his head...
God bless you!
Cezar

Karl said...

Hi is looking at Claudia... or not?

Kaori said...

Everyone needs a vacation! ;D

JM said...

Wonderful shot, VP!

La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Hacia donde estará mirando...

Saludos y feliz domingo.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

What a very splendid sculpture VP.

Halcyon said...

Are the islands sunny and warm? If so, I'm all for his idea!

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

so stately and as though totally in charge

cieldequimper said...

I think I'll go with him, though maybe not that particular island at the moment.

Jack said...

I think what he most wants is to get that heavy cape off.

FrankandMary said...

I do this, but without the sword.
~Mary

Steffe said...

You are very good at figuring out what all these statues are really thinking.