Saturday, October 20, 2012

The Grand Duke

Monument to Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, by Francesco Pozzi, Livorno
The monument to Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, in “Piazza della Repubblica”.

See also: Two Grand Dukes - Piazza della Repubblica

16 comments:

Stefan Jansson said...

He seems very proud about something.

Jack said...

VP, this is an excellent way to show the statue. I like the sky and the light and shadow on the back of this fine statue.

Virginia said...

WEll that is just a show stopper of a photo. Couldn't be better in my opinion.
V

Randy said...

Beautiful shot.

Traveling Hawk said...

Majestic posture! The storm background makes a good contrast.

Dina said...

Signs of power all around! What a great photo.

cieldequimper said...

Fabulous shot. The sky helped a bit!

brattcat said...

what a great shot.

Taken For Granted said...

Wonderful image. The Grand Duke seems to be orating to the sky.

Halcyon said...

The old ruler looking over his lands. Nice shot!

Cezar and Léia said...

wow this picture is spectacular!An amazing sculpture and breathtaking sky!
hugs
Léia

Gunn said...

What did he say?
I like the nice way you have composed this.

Arianna said...

Sembra salutare i viandanti...ciao, Arianna

Luis Gomez said...

Great shot VP! Beautiful take on the sculpture.

Babzy said...

great compo ! :)

JM said...

Outstanding shot! Great job.