Thursday, September 27, 2012

Lion of Saint Mark

Lion of Saint Mark, Saint Mark Gate, LivornoThe Lion of Saint Mark on “San Marco” Gate, in Livorno. We are in Venice, the real one, for a few days.

See also: San Marco
External link: Lion of Saint Mark

14 comments:

Dina said...

Oh, just like our lion in Jerusalem atop the Generali Building!

You are in Venice now? Lucky you!!! Enjoy your days. May they be warm.

Lois Evensen said...

Ahhh, Venice! Just love it. I trust you will have more images to come. :)

Halcyon said...

Have fun in Venice. I like the way this statue seems to have been put back together.

Randy said...

I love it!

Lucy Corrander : Photos said...

Unusually pleasant expression on the face of the lion.

Chrissy Brand said...

Wonderful detail and rather regal.

Stefan Jansson said...

Sound like fun. I have been to Venice a couple of times. Enjoy your stay.

Gunn said...

Have a nice time in Venice! Lucky you.
Great art. Big eyes and strong features.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow Venice, what a dream trip! Enjoy!
hugs
Léia

Traveling Hawk said...

Enjoy Venice, VP!

Jack said...

Cool statue. Venice? I have never been there. It is on the bucket list. I look forward to what you show us.

Dina said...

Are those bullet holes below the lion?

JM said...

Wonderful! Enjoy Venice.

VP said...

Dina - I don't think so, they are probably trace of some lettering on the base of the statue.