Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Padua Tridangle

Equestrian Statue of Gattamelata and Basilica of Saint Anthony, Padua, Italy  
© Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved 
(Click on image for larger view. Velvia slide film)

The timely flight of a pigeon adds an extra layer of interest to this Paduan tableaux by creating a visual triangle between statue, bird and church. 

The horseman statue was sculpted by Renaissance artist Donatello...
 the namesake of the famous teenage mutant ninja turtle.


  1. Hello Doug. Haven't visited in quite awhile. Lovely photo. I really love the colours.

  2. We missed this city, didn't have the time to visit. Thanks for sharing the picture, it makes it clear that we should have stopped by!
    God bless you!

  3. What a great picture. The pigeon really gives a special touch a picture would have been stunning without it :)

  4. I like the angle of the shot and the atmosphere :)

  5. An impressive shot! Nice detail and color in this shot. Well done.

  6. it's a nice angle, Doug! I photographed the cathedral myself but it didn't came out so nice :(

  7. great shot!
    lol, some kids would've been surprised to find out that the TMNTs were named after actual artists.. :)


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