Monday, August 1, 2011

A Lion Motif Corbel on the Palazzo dei Giureconsulti

The Palazzo dei Giureconsulti (the 16th century building for the magistrate body) has an interesting history. First off, it's one of the sides of the piazza (which used to be completely enclosed by its own walls with gates, like a little fortress) surrounding the Broletto...More......

...which deserves a later post all of its own.

I've mentioned some factoids about the Palazzo, before, in the post about the statue of St. Ambrose on its façade(, so go there for the skinny.

Here, instead, is a detail of a lion motif corbel on the façade, which I turned into a diagram for those of you, who love to do needlepoint and cross-stitch (see my Ars actupicturae stellae - Star's Needlepoint Art:

I snapped this shot on the 8th of July, 2011, at about 1:30 P.M. for your personal, non-commercial enjoyment.

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