Pena Palace, Sintra
Another shot from the Pena Palace at Sintra in Portugal. Taken on the same bright sunny day as the others.
This feature is above an archway leading from one courtyard to another.
I think it's meant to represent a sea god, perhaps somebody will know for sure. Beneath the statue are barnacles and shells, above the horizontal carving there are trees, leaves and fruit.
I did try this in black and white, but somehow it didn't seem to work so well. I know the window is too bright.my vfxy
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