Monday, July 1, 2013

Tiled Façade


Intendente Square, Lisbon

This is my contribution to the City Daily Photo July Theme Day: "Façade"

36 comments:

Jack said...

I was hoping you would choose one of your city's fine tiled facades to feature for this month's theme. Lovely!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, lovely indeed, JM!! I always look forward to seeing the incredible tile work! Superb! Have a great week!!

TexWisGirl said...

wow! so detailed!

Tamera said...

Incredible. I would love to visit Lisbon and see this in person! Great choice for theme day!

LONDONLULU said...

I love any image you've shown of amazing tiles and this is no exception, wonderful find for the theme! I love the detail in those cherubs across the top:)

Randy said...

Perfection.

Hilda said...

Absolutely amazing!

Cezar and Léia said...

Os azulejos tradicionais fazem a diferença! Uma fachada maravilhosa!
Adorei a composiçao numero 3, com reflexos no vidro da entrada!
Léia

cieldequimper said...

I knew you'd have the winner for today! Just fantastic JM!

Jo said...

wow! so much effort went into building that one and the one next door looks pretty special too.

LOLfromPasa said...

This is just soooo beautiful. Thanks for giving us a collection to admire.

Babzy said...

amazing façade ! love the monkey :)

Dianne said...

A stunningly beautiful facade JM .... imagine the hours of work to complete this work of art.

Sharon said...

Perfect for today JM! And, perfect for Portugal.

Jim said...

Spectacular.

VP said...

Great choice and a wonderful facade!

Lowell said...

Delightful! Looks very old. I'll bet it was singular in its magnificence when new!

Kate said...

Thank you for your very kind comment on my Santa Fe blog. Like Jack, I am so pleased that you featured a tiled building! I always associate tiles with your blog and delightful area.

Small City Scenes said...

Oh my word! What a beauty. I am always amazed at the places you share. MB

Margaret said...

This is precisely what sets Portugal apart from the rest of Europe!

Judy said...

This is just the facade I had hoped to see! Well done!

Tanya Breese said...

wow jm, that is exquisite!

ladyfi said...

Wow - so beautifully photographed!

Karl Demetz said...

Wow, great, great, great!!!

gregory urbano said...

beautiful tile work! any idea to when this dates?

RedPat said...

I knew you would show us some wonderful tiles! Super.

JM said...

@Gregory: Yes, it's on the top shot: 1865.

wilf said...

What an impressive painting! Oh, no, is a gorgeous and beautiful facade of the building!

Kay said...

Beautiful! You've found a real gem for today's theme - and the neighboring building is a great find, too. Well done!

Photo Cache said...

OMG, I love this facade.

Kovács Miklós said...

Oh my God, what a brilliant collection. I very like these azulejos on your buildings. Thanks for sharing and greetings from sunny Hungary.

Dina said...

Wow, top to bottom tiles.

I'm enjoying your previous posts now, too.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

No words JM ..the buildings in your city are simply stunning. Spectacular image for the theme..

Merisi said...

Sheer delight, looking at all those details!
The building to the right is also a true eye-catcher.

Buck said...

Oh! Magnificent!

Calendula said...

So wonderful paintings! So many details to find!