This abstract was created from a small section of a decaying metal garage door in Lucca, Tuscany.
In the dawn’s early light…
This splendid head guards a doorway in the delightful and exquisitely restored centre of Scicli in the Val di Noto.
Baroque embellishments like this are abundant in the towns of the Val di Noto. Created in the urban regeneration following the catastrophic earthquake of 1693 thet are remarkable for their quality, craftsmanship and variety.