Monday, November 21, 2011

Fancelli's Lion

Medici lion by Giovanni di Scherano Fancelli, Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza della Signoria, Florence
Medici lion (1598) by Giovanni di Scherano Fancelli
Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza della Signoria
Florence, October 2011

See also: Vacca's Lion

3 comments:

Theanne and Baron said...

Vacca's lion appears to have a more whimsical face...while Fancelli's lion has a more "king of the jungle" look. Both are impressive and the photos excellent!

cieldequimper said...

Like I said, I have to read more about them... Nice close up for the details.

joo said...

Proud creature:)