Saturday, September 3, 2011

Sebastião Melo


Modern statue of the founder of Oeiras, Marquis of Pombal and 1st Count of Oeiras, at Nova Oeiras

27 comments:

Babzy said...

i like the first shot ;)

Kate said...

Looks like a sculpture of a very young man??

Lois said...

The first shot is my favorite too!

Birdman said...

That first one... wow! That profile against the blue... wow!

Sérgio Pontes said...

Gosto especialmente da primeira foto

Abraço

Leif Hagen said...

Some great details of him - he sure has a special nose!

Arija said...

Such very strong photos of the count. Each one is special in it's own way.

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes! love your composition in the first shot and the gorgeous colors! But, of course, they're all wonderful as always! And that is some nose he has!! Hope you have a great weekend, JM!

Sylvia

lotusleaf said...

Great photos. I liked your last post - the one for weekend reflections.

T. Becque said...

Very strong in color!

You're right, I should have dedicated my last photo to you and your decay series! :)

RedPat said...

Great colours and details as usual. Love that nose!

cieldequimper said...

Absolutely fantastic shots and it's a pretty good sculpture too!

Art said...

What lovely shot!

Irina said...

Looks like he was "no funny with me" sort of man. I love big noses.
Great photos.

Andrew said...

A lovely perspective... beautiful images.

Gine said...

Quel profil ... un vrai aristocrate !

VP said...

It is a good statue, not too classic and not too modern. You photographed it very well in any of these shots.

Jack said...

Excellent images! The top shot and the profile against the blue sky are special.

Joan Elizabeth said...

Very regal and very Spanish. As always I love the way you bring the details of your city to life.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I just love the way you cropped that first photo -- the detail is wonderful. What a lovely sculpture.

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Cleverly framed images ...

Joe said...

Nice photos. The Marquis does look like he needs a good feed.

Woody said...

The brick in the first shot makes for a great background that complements the subject.

ladyfi said...

What a noble face! Love this statue.

Joanne said...

Muito bem, esta nova técnica funciona !

Halcyon said...

Interesting contrast with the sky and the red brick wall. :)

Francisca said...

Very strong shots, José, but I wonder if the marquis was as fearsome as the sculptor made him look.