Friday, August 15, 2014

Four Sphinxes

The most famous sphinx in Livorno is still this one, which has a twin sister just in front of her.
Sphinxes on a front door, Via Coccoluto Ferrigni, Livorno
You can see two more on this front door in Via Coccoluto Ferrigni,
Sphinxes on a front door, Via Coccoluto Ferrigni, Livorno
with another couple just next door.

See also: The Sphinx of Livorno - Topless Sphinx
External links: Sphinx (Wikipedia)

11 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

These are beautiful!

Revrunner said...

I wonder what the electrical wiring is for.

Lowell said...

I like them. Full-bosomed sphinxes are a delight.

William Kendall said...

The craftmanship is stunning.

Randy said...

They really are beautiful.

Karl Demetz said...

Both are beautiful, but I prefer the first one...

Dina said...

These creatures look more scary when they are not lying down, like in your photos.

Halcyon said...

Very interesting. I probably wouldn't notice details like this if I was just walking past. :)

Stefan Jansson said...

Nice woodwork.

retriever said...

Wonderfull, greeting from Belgium

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Jack said...

Great details, VP! I like seeing wooden carved details.